The coronavirus has changed life in just about every aspect, including shopping. Many retailers with a brick-and-mortar presence have been able to shift to serving customers solely online, but essential businesses like Target and Costco have been forced to quickly adapt to new safety protocols to protect customers and employees.
Some restrictions will almost definitely ease up over time, but as Forbes reported, the longer the pandemic crisis goes on, the greater it will impact the retail landscape. Additionally, as consumers get used to these thoughtful safety measures, they may want them to stick around. Here’s a glimpse at how shopping could be different forever.
Last updated: Aug. 12, 2020
Young Children Not Allowed in Stores
Taking your child with you to run errands might become a thing of the past. In fact, some stores have already instituted this rule.
Wisconsin-based home improvement store Menards banned shoppers under the