Our Insight & Analytics experts, Kyle Monk, Director of Insight, and Dr Liliana Danila, Economist, will provide a detailed analysis of how retail performed during the third national lockdown and to what extent consumer spend was unlocked once non-essential shops were allowed to open.
With April opened only for half of the month, are there indications that categories hurt the most during the lockdown, such as Clothing & Footwear, will have a comeback? Are behavioural shifts persisting?
This will be framed within the wider economic context. The combination of the successful vaccination campaign, built up savings and improved sentiment is thought to lead to a fast economic rebound. But what are the potential upside and downside risks?