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

06/07/2020
Walmart is repurposing its large car parks through the summer to offer drive-in cinemas.
06/07/2020
Robotics company Refraction AI has partnered with The Produce Station, an independently owned grocer in Michigan, to offer customers contactless delivery via its autonomous robot.
06/07/2020
Frugalpac has developed a paper wine and spirits bottle.
06/07/2020
Walmart has shared more details on its cashier-free test in Fayetteville, USA.
01/07/2020
Lush, creators of 100% vegetarian, fresh handmade cosmetics and soaps, has created a one-wash soap to help protect people from COVID-19.
22/06/2020
Swedish market leader ICA has accelerated the rollout of its ICA Pronto rapid delivery app to support older or more vulnerable people amidst the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
16/06/2020
United Supermarkets, which is run by Albertsons, is improving its grocery Click&Collect (C&C) service by utilising geolocation technology that allows customers to share their location using a smartphone as they drive to a store to signal their arrival time at the collection area.
10/06/2020
Hy-Vee transitions to a new ‘Find Your Smile’ campaign which emphasises multiple dimensions of wellness.
08/06/2020
Starbucks had begun boosting digital capabilities and transforming stores to serve “third place” needs (a place outside work and home) before lockdown but announced it will accelerate these plans to drive sales in a post-COVID world.
03/06/2020
Aramark has opened 100 pop-up grocery stores in US healthcare facilities to support frontline workers as part of a suite of measures to reconfigure its traditional service model.