Following on from the first phase of our Covid-19 reporting, Life on Lockdown, we have now reached our second stage of reporting.  Here we’ll shift focus from consumers to industry and examine the challenges and more importantly opportunities for key sectors.

Over the past few months, the life of every person on earth has shifted dramatically and the fallout will change consumer behaviour permanently and profoundly. To help our clients re-build profitable businesses, this phase of research combines expert opinion within the industry including the views from those more directly at the coalface to assess where future opportunities may lie.  We then assess the direction of change with the consumer to emerge with ideas to help shape Ireland’s future.    

Irish companies are nimble and deeply invested in re-booting the economy. It is a time to take some risks and build a new future, not wait for one to be delivered to us. The first in this series is a sector that is unrecognisable from the one pre-Covid.  They worked tirelessly for us during the lockdown – Retail.  Here is our take on Five Big Opportunities for retailers in Ireland. 

Click here for more details and to read our report

Should you want to delve deeper into any of these ideas, B&A has more back information to share and of course are open for business ourselves!


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