Reservations only: the face of Irish retail post-Covid-19

Appointment-only shopping and car park collections are just some of the changes Irish retailers plan to introduce when they re-open

3rd May, 2020
Reservations only: the face of Irish retail post-Covid-19
Shopping is the most popular hobby in the world and the popular element of it is in non-essential shopping

It wasn’t that long ago that glass partitions at tills and social distancing signage on supermarket floors felt like foreign concepts. But Irish retailers are gearing up for even more stringent measures as they prepare to re-open to the public.

Practices under consideration include shopping by appointment-only, drive through collection points at hardware and electrical stores that will not require the consumer to exit their car, and longer opening hours to facilitate small...

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