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

27/05/2020
Lotte Department Store, one of South Korea’s major department-store chain operators, will introduce a do-not-disturb shopping service it dubs ‘shop-alone’.
27/05/2020
Carlsberg is asking Danes to “adopt a keg.” The initiative lets people fill up their adopted virtual keg online and exchange it for real beer in a real bar when bars are reopened.
22/05/2020
Singapore's largest supermarket chain has launched FairPrice on Wheels, a new initiative which brings daily essentials closer to homes by vans parked near their homes.
22/05/2020
FamilyMart Thailand, operated by Central Food Retail, launches container-style convenience stores.
22/05/2020
FamilyMart in Thailand introduces vending machine retail concept to expand its channels with an aim to improve accessibility.
21/05/2020
After the UK’s coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown forced French bistro chain Côte to close its 96 UK restaurants, in just two weeks it launched a new direct-to-customer (D2C) home delivery service of restaurant-quality ready-to-cook meals and drinks.
21/05/2020
Asda is trialling a “virtual queuing” system that means shoppers do not have to queue up outside its store due to social distancing measures during the coronavirus pandemic.
19/05/2020
A Toronto based entrepreneur aims to launch ‘Grocery Neighbour’, a fleet of trucks that will operate like a supermarket on wheels.
18/05/2020
The drone company that had to abandon its fast-food delivery tests during March with Just Eat in Dublin* has partnered with Ireland's health authority to deliver medicine in Moneygall.
12/05/2020
Lidl Ireland has launched a WhatsApp chatbot to help people identify the quietest times to shop.