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COVID-19: Retail Impact

Many aspects of the world as we know it are changing. We have been examining the impact COVID-19 has had on commerce and the retail landscape.

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Next Normal: Examining the Impact of COVID-19 on the Future of Commerce | May 18, 2020

Every day, week, and month of this pandemic reveals something new for us all to tackle. And when it comes to commerce; shoppers, retailers and brands are continuing to think ahead to the next normal.

In this thought piece we examined the edges of culture and commerce to identify key driving forces shaping the future of commerce. Below is the first edition of a series in which we have outlined four commerce-driving Edges. We will track how these Edges evolve, which ones fall off and if new ones arise as this pandemic and the world of commerce and shopping continually adjust to the Next Normal.

#GivingTuesdayNow | May 5, 2020

#GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day of giving and unity set to take place on May 5, 2020, as an emergency response to COVID-19. As part of this effort, The Integer Group® wants to make it easier than ever for every one to thank their community’s businesses and essential workers.

Omnicom Retail Group: The Plateau, Agility, Flexibility & Focus To Navigate The Known Unknown | April 23, 2020

As a follow up to the March 22nd release of “The Known Unknowns,” Omnicom Retail Group has a new white paper available that outlines how brands and retailers should be tackling the next stages of consumer and shopper needs, pivoting to ‘the new semi-normal,’ and continuing to win.

Watch Your Hands, Snap Lens App | April 16, 2020

As our meetings have gone virtual, we’ve spent a lot of time watching ourselves on video. And we’ve noticed something— we CANNOT stop touching our face! So we created these videos filters to help break the habit and #FlattenTheCurve.

Try it in just three steps:

1️⃣ Go to snapcamera.snapchat.com and click the download button.

2️⃣ Search “The Integer Group” and pick your favorite filter.

3️⃣ When using your video conference platform, make sure to select “Snap Camera” in your video preferences.

@IntegerGroup #GreatWorkThatWorks #TeamInteger.

Social Distancing Retail Tool Kit | March 31, 2020

In an effort to support all retailers working tirelessly to ensure the safety of shoppers within their stores, we have created the COVID-19 Retailer Tool Kit, featuring clear, visual “two carts apart” guidelines. We hope this kit provides physical retailers the tools to communicate social distancing requirements and best practices in-store.

Omnicom Retail Group: COVID-19 Retail Impact, The Known Unknowns | March 22, 2020

The Omnicom Retail Group has created a white paper perspective, COVID-19 Impact, The Known Unknowns: 10 Thoughts on Changes to Behaviors, Communities and Connections.

The piece starts with a baseline reality: 10 things we know with certainty at this point. A non-exhaustive but comprehensive list of shopper reality as it stands in the midst of COVID-19’s growing outbreak – the “Great Big Knowns” of COVID-19 commercial life. From there, it looks at 10 “known unknowns” – a business problem or opportunity that presents itself as a result of the thing we know to be true today.

Blog Posts

May 26th: COVID Sport Commerce Creativity in Spain

May 15th: U.S. Supply Chain Challenges Drive Increased Meat Prices

May 13th: Facial Recognition Payments

May 11th: Part 3: International Retailer Reactions

May 7th: Getting Creative for Mother’s Day

May 6th: Social Commerce in a COVID-19 World

May 1st: Shopping Together while Apart

April 27th: Part 2: International Retailer Reactions

April 24th: Earth Day Looks Different at 50

April 16th: International Retailer Reactions

April 14th: The Future of Design is Honesty

April 9th: Reinventing Easter

April 6th: Local Business Solutions Amid COVID

April 2nd: Shopping Behaviors Rapidly Changing During COVID-19

March 27th: Pragmatic Solutions in a Time of Crisis

March 26th: Why Diversity and Inclusion are Essential During and After COVID-19

March 19th: For Brands like Glossier and LVMH, Action Isn’t a Luxury

March 11th: Coronavirus’ Wide Spread Impact on Commerce

March 6th: Viral Shopping

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