E-commerce Health Check | UK WTO statement | Theo Paphitis on future of retail

Posted on 4/06/2020 by DHL Express

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UK Ambassador makes statement to WTO General Council

In May the UK’s Ambassador to the WTO and UN in Geneva, Julian Braithwaite, delivered a statement to the World Trade Organisation’s General Council.

“The WTO needs to be the place where the trade restricting measures that have been introduced in response to COVID-19 are reported, their consequences debated, and our collective determination to resist serious damage they could do to the global economy expressed.”

Read the full speech to find out why the Ambassador says the WTO is the world’s leading platform for discussing global trade.

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Theo Paphitis on the future of retail

In a video interview, entrepreneur and Dragons’ Den star Theo Paphitis shared his views on the immense impact of the coronavirus lockdown on retail. He explains how the longer consumers have to change their habits, the more permanent this behaviour will become.

Mr Paphitis said, in his opinion, “retail will never be the same again […] the transition to online buying has probably been accelerated by around five years.”

Watch the full video interview to find out how Theo’s own businesses have been impacted and what the post-pandemic world of retail could look like.

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