The cost-of-living crisis will put more pressure on shoppers than COVID

by Kokho Jason Sit Senior Lecturer in Marketing, University of Portsmouth COVID drastically changed shopping habits. Lockdowns, isolation and illness led variously to panic buying, a surge in online deliveries, and some impulse purchases. Many households were also hit by a serious fall in income as businesses closed and jobs were lost. But our research […]

The cost-of-living crisis will put more pressure on shoppers than COVID

World tourism inched back in 2021, still a fraction of pre-pandemic levels

The world tourism industry barely improved last year compared to 2020, with all indicators staying way below pre-pandemic levels and industry professionals not expecting a full recovery before 2024, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) said on Tuesday. The tourism industry suffered a huge blow in 2020 as a result of lockdowns and travel restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19, […]

World tourism inched back in 2021, still a fraction of pre-pandemic levels