Welcome to Phase 2 of Singapore’s re-opening, which officially kicks in today (June 19). How many of you have already started plotting where to go to shop and where to go eat? Hands up!
Well, even before the pandemic hit, people were already shopping online. Some of us receive deliveries every other week, thanks to cheaper prices and all the mid-year sales happening online. However, if you’re rushing to purchase something urgently, shops are still essential for last-minute Father’s Day gifts and birthday presents when you need to try something on before buying, especially if it’s an expensive item.
We get it. After months of circuit breaker, we all look forward to when most retail shops being open to customers again.
But what will the shopping experience be like, post-Covid? Will cashless transactions be the only mode of payment? Will we not be allowed to touch items when browsing? We look at six ways the pandemic will change your shopping experience.