Survey: Italian consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis

Italian confidence in an economic rebound after COVID-19 is not picking up, also following recent restrictions, and consumers are still cautious about spending.

Italians remain concerned about the economic impact of COVID-19 and how long the situation will last. As a consequence, they have become more mindful of their spending, and are switching brands and places to shop as the seek out value. Beyond COVID-19, consumers have acquired at-home alternatives to out-of-home activities, such as streaming and videoconferencing, buying online for pick-up in-store, and restaurant delivery. These new habits are expected to continue in the medium to long term.

These exhibits are based on survey data collected in Italy from November 9–16, 2020. Check back for regular updates on Italian consumer sentiments, behaviors, income, spending, and expectations.

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