Coronavirus (COVID-19) reports

Access our in-depth Coronavirus (COVID-19) insight reports. The insights in this section cover the whole food and grocery supply chain from manufacturing and logistics to retailing and the shopper perspective.

Reports

Presentations

16/10/2020
We look at what’s front-of-mind for retailers as they head into the key trading period.
30/09/2020
In our quarterly survey of companies operating in the CPG industry, we look at at how they felt about eight business activities and how they believed this might change over the next six to 12 months.
30/09/2020
Understand current and planned stockpiling, overall and at a category level, of food and groceries as a result of Coronavirus. Categories include Tins and packaged foods, Toilet paper, cereals, medicines, Frozen food, Dairy, Petfood, Household products, Hot drinks, fresh meat and fish, alcohol, hand sanitiser and hand gels, sweet and savoury snacks, soft drinks, fresh produce, bakery, table sauces and cooking sauces, chilled products, jams and spreads, health and beauty products, baby products.
02/09/2020
This report explores how retailers across the globe are offering back-to-school solutions and delivering new and exciting school essentials such as face masks, lunchbox solutions and products to support home schooling.
20/08/2020
This report explores why we believe shoppers will increasingly seek creative and social experiences as a result of COVID-19.
20/08/2020
We review the impact of COVID-19 on the five trends which we identified at the start of the year to shape the future of food and consumer goods retailer in Asia in 2020 and beyond.
19/08/2020
As the UK emerges from the COVID-19 lockdown, these new forecasts map out how we expect the pandemic to shape the future of the grocery market and retail channels. Drawing on a combination of official data and expert insights we present four scenarios for market growth and detailed channel narratives.
18/08/2020
Summer 2020 is a summer like no other and retailers and brands are here to deliver through the challenging times to create an unforgettable summer for shoppers. This report looks at global case studies to explore this summer’s themes such as staycation and celebrating from home.
06/08/2020
This report explores what the post-COVID-19 world will look like for, health & beauty retailers and suppliers, and the opportunities and challenges to expect. 15 global case studies highlighting five key areas of change in the ‘new normal.
04/08/2020
This report looks at economic indicators including inflation and unemployment and GDP. It look at claimed grocery spend, time taken for shopping and levels of stress when grocery shopping. It also explores drivers of store choice, how shoppers' finances have been impacted, focus on saving money rather than quality, levels of multichannel shopping, usage of food and variety discounters, cooking, planning shopping, reducing food waste and usage of foodservice. It uncovers the latest savvy shopping tactics including special offers, coupons, end of aisle and pack sizes. It also look sat attitudes to own label vs brands.