The SLA has run three online events during 2020 focusing on the pandemic. In May, we looked at the key skills required of location analysts in dealing with the immediate challenge of the pandemic. In June, we explored some of the personal and professional impacts on our members in thinking through the impact of COVID on the customer insight and location analysis community. In July, we were amongst the first to explore the early evidence for retail recovery and regeneration, with speakers from Geolytix, the Local Data Company, and Intu.
In this session, in the middle of the second UK lockdown, we reflect on the fact that responding to the pandemic is a marathon, not a sprint, and that the economic and channel impacts will be profound and require strategic responses by all stakeholders.Read more