Although online retail and e-commerce growth trends may have slowed down, they show no signs of reversing, despite brick-and-mortar store re-openings.
Data Observations - USA
Our global teams observe the data daily and provide insights based on the trends they detect and the current situation in their respective countries.
Apple closes stores in Florida due to new spikes of COVID-19, signaling a potential second wave of retail store closures and additional e-commerce growth.
U.S. retail saw growth from April to May, but did the increase truly represent economic recovery? Or was it artificially driven by rescue money?
As the traditional retail landscape changes post-pandemic, expect e-commerce growth, distance shopping, and click-and-collect to continue.