Broader Retail Implications of Coronavirus

New Convenience Matters podcast looks at how COVID-19 is disrupting retail—and how it could reshape it entirely.

March 30, 2020

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The coronavirus is having a massive effect on retail. It’s dramatically curtailed how people move about, retail sales and economic productivity, but even after things return to business as normal, how drastically will the effects of the virus define this new normal?

In the latest Convenience Matters podcast, hosts Jeff Lenard and Carolyn Schnare from NACS talked to Kevin Coupe, Content Guy of, about what impact coronavirus is having on all retail, and how it could ultimately reshape consumer attitudes and behavior for years to come.

Coupe also answered listener questions that were posted on the Convenience Matters website (click on the “Send a voice message” function on the bottom left to leave ideas for future topics and/or questions.

Each week a new Convenience Matters episode is released. With more than 200 episodes to choose from, the podcast can be heard on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play and other podcast apps and YouTube and at Episodes have been downloaded more than 130,000 times by listeners around the world.