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Readying for the 'never normal' - opportunity in a time of global crisis

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Facing a new world: How we do business will change utterly

Facing a new world: How we do business will change utterly

Facing a new world: How we do business will change utterly

The changes forced upon humanity are rapidly accelerating some long-term underlying trends - especially the shift to digital and online. While many businesses are fearful for the future, some are looking to the new normal a time to transform, adapt and target new opportunities for growth. Citizens and businesses here have demonstrated that we are an adaptable and resourceful people; now it's time to step up and find a way to readjust, realign and reassert ourselves as we take on the challenges of adapting to the 'never normal'.

Covid-19 is changing how consumers live their lives

We clearly see the impact of Covid-19 on daily life; it is changing how consumers and businesses interact not only in Ireland but around the world. The pandemic is likely to alter not only Irish consumer behaviours permanently, but cause global, lasting structural changes to the consumer goods and retail industries.