CHRIS GILMOUR: Covid-19 vaccine will help both physical and online stores — some more than others
Retailers will get back to normal methods of serving their customers, though the boost that Covid-19 conferred upon online retailing is likely to remain
The announcement from global drug manufacturer Pfizer that the rollout of its messenger RNA Sars-CoV-2 vaccine is only weeks away, with an efficacy of about 90%, sent retail and other consumer stocks rocketing on world equity markets.
It’s understandable, as people are now highly fatigued from this virus, desperate to claim their lives back, including shopping in an unfettered environment. ..