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Webcast: In the second of a weekly webcast series IGD analysts look to the future and how retail will look post-Coronavirus (COVID-19)  

As companies start to consider what the future of retail looks like in a post-Coronavirus (COVID-19) world, we present 10 hypotheses focused on society, shoppers and retail.

The categories and retailers that can expect to see the most additional demand over the next few weeks, and those that may see a reprieve.

Understand current and planned stockpiling of food and groceries, overall and at a category level,  as a result of Coronavirus. Results are from 3rd-5th Apri 2020

A weekly update highlighting five of the recent changes in shopper behaviour and sentiment we have seen in our ShopperVista data looking at financial confidence, changing shopping missions, store choice drivers and channel usage.

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As countries implement social distancing measures to slow down the spread of coronavirus, foodservice operators have been forced to close their doors. Whilst some have been able to use government support to effectively hibernate operations, others have reacted with agility to adapt to the situation and bring new purpose to their businesses.

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We look at how needs are changing and how this has impacted on retailers’ assortments during the pandemic and how this could evolve in the future. We review the effects on local sourcing and private labels and other areas that should be considered when assessing product ranges. Evolving needs With lockdowns in place and closure of all non-essential businesses, people’s shopping habits have ...
Amazon is due to suspend its third-party delivery service in the US, starting from 5 June, for an unspecified period. In direct competition with FedEX and UPS The delivery service, called Amazon Shipping, was available in a small number of US cities, including New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, and consisted in drivers picking parcels up from third-party businesses and delivering them to co...
To help boost consumption and accelerate the economic recovery from the pandemic, China’s Suguo supermarket chain, owned by CR Vanguard, issued CNY100m (US$14m) worth of promotional coupons last week. Bringing tangible benefits to customers Between 25 and 29 March, customers who are Suguo members could receive a CNY100 (US$14) voucher for any amount they spent with the retailer. Non-Suguo...

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