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 birthday presents when you need to try on an outfit before buying, especially if it’s an expensive item. Now that Singapore is entering Phase 2 of reopening, we look forward to when most shops are 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.