The fourth in a series exploring the impact of hybrid work on Western European industries, this episode explores the opportunities for destinations and brands in the growing "Bleisure Travel" market.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.