15 Changes You’re Likely to See in Post-COVID-19 Business Life

15 Changes You’re Likely to See in Post-COVID-19 Business Life

By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant As companies begin to get back to business, some aspects of how they work will be different from before the onset of the pandemic. Here are 15 changes we may see: 1. Less in-person shopping “I imagine the convenience will spark an increase in curbside pick-up and Instacart,” said Marcie Rivera, media relations specialist with Wegmans. “We expect demand will continue to grow.” Because shoppers have become more adept at ordering their groceries ahead of time, it’s likely many will continue with this means of obtaining groceries, even after the threat of COVID-19 has diminished and consumers are comfortable shopping inside stores. “I order more online than I used to,” said Paul Fauler, owner of The Coffee Connection in Oswego. “There is going to be a huge impact on malls. Individual stores might do better. People might still use stores for shopping for clothing or other items they want to see first.” 2. Increased personal space — No hand shaking “I think awareness of the proximity to other people and how diseases spread will increase,” said Alice Hoatland, CPA and partner at Buffington & Hoatland, CPAs, PLLC, Auburn. Just as with online shopping, many will continue with

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