As India enters its fourth phase of lockdown on Monday (May 18, 2020) the new guidelines issued by the government will remain in force till May 31 with states/UTs and district authorities taking the call on classifying and mapping red, orange, green, containment and buffer zones.
The fresh guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA has permitted the movement of public transport both within the state and between other states with mutual consent more than 50 days since the imposition of the nationwide lockdown to curb coronavirus COVID-19 spread.
Among other relaxations, all the shops which include barbershops and parlors, except those in malls and containment zones, will be allowed to reopen from Monday with staggered timings. The local authorities will have to ensure that social distancing rules are followed.
The recent innovation in technology has reformed immensely and continues to reshape the retail & e-commerce industry. However, due to the unprecedented challenges, retailing has seen an immense shift in consumer behavior and is prevailing. Thereby, it becomes important for the retailers to meet the new user’s demands and strive to deliver an incredible shopping experience to the customers.