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

02/04/2020
Beyond flexing their trading strategies, product suppliers have taken a broader role in supporting the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic. In this presentation, we highlight four pillars around which these have been clustered
01/04/2020
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.
31/03/2020
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.
31/03/2020
We summarise the responses from Western European retailers during the first few weeks of lockdown and how they’re adapting and evolving. We've also included some initial thoughts on what could come next for retailers, suppliers and shoppers.
31/03/2020
Shoppers expectations on what their approach to shopping will look like in the short term, and what that means for you.
26/03/2020
In high-demand categories, including paper products, cleaning supplies, pharmacy and canned goods, demand out-stripped supply. With several factors underpinning an elevated level of demand for the next two to three months, retailers are adapting their commercial trading strategies. In this presentation we identify some of the actions retailers are taking and the implications for suppliers.
26/03/2020
This report looks at specific examples of how Asia’s advanced ecommerce environment and the use of emerging delivery technologies assisted supply chains during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
26/03/2020
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.
26/03/2020
In this report, we discuss how grocery shopping has evolved in five different ways in China during the pandemic. These are unlikely to be short-term changes and may not go away when the pandemic is over. These changes will have a long-lasting and profound impact on path to purchase, fulfillment models, supported by new partnerships and innovations. What these changes mean to retailers and brands in other parts of the world and what actions they can take are also discussed.
26/03/2020
In this piece, we detail the circumstances and explore actions manufacturers may consider to mitigate issues and to help maximise availability in the days and weeks to come.