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COVID-19 & Consumer Concerns in Mexico: Wave 3

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As the pandemic continues, about three-quarters of consumers plan to purchase clothing in the next few months. Based on data from Cotton Incorporated’s third COVID-19 Consumer Response Survey, the latest “Things To Know About” explores pent-up consumer demand for clothing and what is making consumers feel more comfortable shopping in-store. Read up-to-date information on shoppers in Mexico.


Percentage who are very concerned about the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic (by age):

bar graph detailing people who are very concerned about the pandemic

WAVE 1
Mar. 24-24, 2020

35% – Age 14-24
49% – Age 25-44
50% – Age 45+

WAVE 2
Apr. 28-29, 2020

61% – Age 14-24
71% – Age 25-44
72% – Age 45+

WAVE 3
Oct. 5, 2020

65% – Age 14-24
73% – Age 25-44
66% – Age 45+


As the pandemic continues, consumer spending is level

bar graph detailing people are spending more during all 3 waves of the pandemic

WAVE 1 – Mar. 24-25, 2020 | WAVE 2 – Apr. 28-29, 2020 | WAVE 3 – Oct. 5, 2020

Spending Less

21% – Wave 1
33% – Wave 2
25% – Wave 3

Spending More

50% – Wave 1
49% – Wave 2
45% – Wave 3

Spending About the Same

29% – Wave 1
18% – Wave 2
30% – Wave 3


Consumers spend more on clothing

Pent-up demand for clothing realized -% spending more on clothing since the start of the pandemic

Wave 1
Mar. 24-25, 2020

12%

Wave 2
Apr. 28-29, 2020

10%

Wave 3
Oct. 5, 2020

33%


Pent-up demand for clothing realized

Statistics surrounding pent-up demand for clothing

76% Purchased clothing in the past 3 months

74% Plan to purchase clothing in the next 3 months

51% – Clothing for comfort (t-shirts, loungewear, clothing made of cotton)

46% – Athletic clothing (activewear, athleisure)


63% of consumers feel comfortable shopping for clothing in physical stores

What would make you feel more comfortable shopping in-store? (of those who are uncomfortable due to COVID-19, N=229)

58% – Temperature and symptom checks at entrance

66% – Sales associates wearing face masks and staying distant

56% – Hand sanitizer stations

67% – Limited occupancy in store

56% – Heightened sanitation of all surfaces and clothing


For more information contact Corporate Strategy & Insights at [email protected].
Source: Cotton Incorporated’s COVID-19 Consumer Response Survey, a survey of 500 consumers in Mexico conducted on 3/24-25/2020 (Wave 1), 4/28-29/2020 (Wave 2), 10/5/2020 (Wave 3).
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