Post-COVID-19: where next for urban and suburban retail?

Oliver Butterworth
Senior Retail Analyst
@RetailAnalysis

One of the major impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the shift of economic activity from major urban areas, or city centres, into more suburban areas.

In this report we present three scenarios for the future of urban retail. We consider what each could mean for operators and what retail could look like in both urban and suburban areas.