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Why this ex-CEO says the potential for online is greater than physical

You don’t have to be an expert to see that Covid-19 has permanently changed the way people shop. The shift to online shopping, rise of remote working and increased focus on supporting local businesses will shape the retail industry for years to come. But what’s the bigger picture driving these changes?  It goes beyond store and office closures during the Covid-19 lockdowns, according to ex-Myer CEO Richard Umbers. We recently spoke with him about the state of the retail industry, and he