COVID-19 case studies

See examples of how the food and grocery industry is implementing best in class initiatives to help combat Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Presentations

06/04/2020
Burger King is using its Twitter channels to encourage its customers to stay at home, and while they are there, to create their own Burger King meal.
03/04/2020
From free mental health support to shifting focus to social commerce, we share five different ways drugstore operators are serving shoppers during the pandemic.
02/04/2020
Central Food Hall is using UV-C Disinfection Robots to safeguard employees and customers from coronavirus in its stores.
02/04/2020
BrewDog has started making hand sanitiser at its distillery in Aberdeen in response to the UK shortage
01/04/2020
Leclerc has launched two initiatives to support shoppers’ purchasing power on one side and French farmers and fisheries on the other.
01/04/2020
Contactless payment limits will rise from £30 (US$53) to £45 (US$79) from April 1 in the UK.
01/04/2020
Woolworths has partnered with Australia Post and DHL Supply Chain to launch the Woolworths Basics Box.
31/03/2020
To facilitate delivery efficiency and minimize human contact, JD.com's 7FRESH supermarket set up five smart vending machines in Beijing during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
31/03/2020
German company BetterHeads has developed AI software which uses a chatbot to conduct initial interviews with job applicants. This has been piloted by Rewe, with plans for rollout.
31/03/2020
South Africa-based Pick n Pay helped to lift the spirits of over 65s during its elderly hour. The retailer provided each shopper with a free bouquet of flowers.