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

17/06/2020
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led to radical changes to people’s lives globally. This presentation builds on our pre-COVID-19 market and channel estimates and provides a point-in-time view on the potential shifts in the key Western European markets of France, Germany, Italy and Spain.
16/06/2020
Global health and beauty case studies bring to life the different ways retailers and brands are connecting with shoppers and consumers during COVID-19. From viral Tiktok campaigns to amuse and educate, to virtual reality product try-on, we consider how accelerations in social media and technology might shape the post-COVID landscape.
11/06/2020
This report showcases technologies to help with social distancing at stores since the outbreak of COVID-19
11/06/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a seismic shift in how people live their lives. Health and wellbeing is playing more of a central role than ever before as people prioritise staying safe and well. In this report we focus on six hypotheses for how health and wellness trends may develop in the future. We showcase examples from around the world where things are changing as a result of the pandemic and consider what trends we saw before COVID-19.
11/06/2020
How retailers can maximise the sales opportunity as consumers switch from eating-out to dining-in during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The report includes examples of new innovation from retailers such as Sainsbury's, Musgrave, S-Group, FamilyMart, Ahold Delhaize and Loblaw.
09/06/2020
We review the impact of COVID-19 on the five key trends which were set to shape the North American food retail market in 2020 and beyond.
05/06/2020
In Latin America grocery retailers and FMCG businesses are starting to consider the future of retail in a post-Covid-19 world. This report builds on our 10 global hypotheses, which we published in April, focusing on the six that have been the most prevalent in the region. We look at the how these hypotheses have played out, giving examples of how businesses have responded during the pandemic. We give our view of how we expect these changes to continue to evolve in the medium term and provide implications and considerations for manufacturers.
05/06/2020
This report showcases six novel technologies to help with decontamination at stores since the outbreak of COVID-19.
03/06/2020
This deck explores why we believe that the physical store will need to become more agile and flexible in order to survive in both a rapidly changing world, as well as to accommodate extreme trading cycles.
28/05/2020
In this report, we highlight 10 key ways ecommerce will change in the longer-term, and provide you with a checklist of actions to help you prepare.