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Touch in a Contactless World

Prior to the pandemic, we were facing an intimacy recession and coronavirus has accelerated this shift even further, with lockdowns putting physical distance between us, and as people start to come back out into the world, there is a fear of contamination or transmission. In this episode, we explore what the fear of touch looks like for consumers, and what it will mean for the beauty and retail industries. How can we remain safely apart while also finding ways of maintaining an emotional connection?
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