New normal may be permanent, finance minister tells retailers

Retailers have been told to expect that the economy will take time to heal and consumer behaviour can change for good after the pandemic is over. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Afif Abd Halim, May 23, 2020.

CONSUMER behaviour has possibly changed due to the pandemic, making the new normal permanent – something retailers need to prepare for to help the economy recover.

Finance Minister Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz said his ministry has seen online sales of fast-moving consumer goods growing by 40% lately.

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