Coronavirus (COVID-19) From permanent shifts to temporary change, we identify the themes transforming consumer markets as behaviour, values and priorities shift in the light of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Hybrid Working Podcast Series: Impact on Consumer Appliances, Electronics, Home Improvement and Gaming

Alexandre Loeur

Alexandre Loeur

5 Aug 22

The third in a series that explores how hybrid working has impacted several industries across Western Europe. In this episode we turn our attention to what it means for industries like consumer electronics and appliances, home improvement & gardening, toys & video games, and hygiene. Euromonitor’s Alexandre Loeur is joined by Veronika Kandusova, Per Brandberg and Miles Agbanrin. They discuss how the music and sports industry turned to gaming to engage with consumers, how people transformed their homes into workspaces, gyms or entertainment hubs and assess if these changes are here to stay.

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Evolution of Physical Space in Hospitality

Nadejda Popova

Nadejda Popova

28 Jul 22

Physical spaces are evolving amid the impact of the global pandemic on consumer lifestyles, business models and workplace alongside the influence of digital transformation. As more companies embrace technological innovation, physical spaces are redesigned to create unique user experiences across all touchpoints. They are transformed into spaces as a service.

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Hybrid Working Podcast Series: Impact on Food and Nutrition

Natalia Theofilopoulou

Natalia Theofilopoulou

18 May 22

This episode is part of a series we have recently started, that explores how hybrid working has impacted several industries in Western Europe. This is the second episode in the series. We will focus on how retailers in the food and nutrition space are responding to this recent change in working patterns, in terms of retailing, product assortment and distribution.

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The Socialisation Paradox: A Dichotomy of Consumer Comfort

Amy Rollinson

Amy Rollinson

16 May 22

Consumers are approaching a return to pre-pandemic life in different ways based on their comfort levels. Certain consumers are eager, whilst others are hesitant, to resume their normal activities, creating The Socialisation Paradox. This impacts a range of industries, from travel, food service, alcoholic drinks and home. Some consumers will continue to invest in making their home a sanctuary, while others will seek hedonistic endeavors. For some, foreign travel is an exciting prospect, while anxiety of others continues to buoy domestic tourism.

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Hybrid Working: Impact on Fashion

Natasha Cazin

Natasha Cazin

9 Feb 22

After a year of working from home as a result of the 2020 pandemic, Hybrid working came into full play by the end of Q4 2021 in the UK, with the return of people to offices on a flexible basis. This episode is part of a series we have recently started, that explores how hybrid working has impacted several industries in Western Europe. This, the first episode in the series, focuses on its impact on fashion. Today, we will focus on how retailers are responding to this recent change in working patterns, in terms of product assortment and distribution, including a shift to buying clothes online.

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How Have Mobility Patterns Changed During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

22 Nov 21

COVID-19 has ushered in a change in consumer transport patterns. More people have turned away from public transport due to lockdowns and strict social distancing rules in favour of cycling and private car travel, while others have reduced demand for transport due to remote work arrangements...