The global pandemic has seismically changed the way that we operate, both in our business and our personal lives. While customers have begun to see some customers back again, with rising cases across Manchester, ecommerce stores and sites protect our businesses against the reintroduction of lockdown laws, such as those that have been announced in Bolton this week.
Whilst some consumer’s itches to get back on the high street have finally been scratched, we see the vast majority of people in the UK continue their habits of the last 6 months, with sales via ecommerce sites continuing to rise and rise. Where some businesses are facing greater restrictions in areas surrounding Manchester, e-commerce stores allow them to mitigate the effects of the reimposition of lockdown.
For example, where hospitality venues can no longer serve customers in physical locations, ecommerce stores might allow them to arrange takeout meals and drinks, prepare-at-home kits or other service-related innovations which businesses across the country have sought in the last half-year. Moreover, with all meetings of more than 6 people now illegal,
There are some fundamentals of business which have been illuminated by the COVID-19 pandemic; one of these is the importance of making the customer feel at ease throughout their entire journey. For some customers, in some markets, perspex screening and ample bottles of hand sanitizers are more than enough to inspire a comfortable, safe atmosphere.
For other consumers across Manchester, ecommerce stores provide the safest possible way to shop, away from the crowds in stores and on high streets.
Being agile and flexible enough to follow your customers has always been vital to the success of your business – that isn’t a new concept or idea. Showing that you understand the needs of your customers now isn’t simply limited to your product offerings, but also about how those products are offered to people – which is where an ecommerce store has become paramount.
If your store is in Manchester, ecommerce solutions are the best way to safeguard your business. Contact AsOne today for a local team of experts who can support you today, and get your business back on track.