As published in The Grocer on the 15 January


This time last year, few could have predicted a virus would wreak such havoc worldwide. In its wake, the grocery sector has endured challenges that would have seemed preposterous just 12 months ago. As a global vaccination effort gets underway it’s hard to say if we will see a return to normal, or will shoppers persist with the new habits they formed under lockdown?

Richard Curry, leading food store advisor at Rapleys shares his prediction on transient shopping and how this trend has benefited large supermarkets and roadside retailers.

Read the article in full here.