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

01/04/2020
Contactless payment limits will rise from £30 (US$53) to £45 (US$79) from April 1 in the UK.
01/04/2020
Woolworths has partnered with Australia Post and DHL Supply Chain to launch the Woolworths Basics Box.
31/03/2020
To facilitate delivery efficiency and minimize human contact, JD.com's 7FRESH supermarket set up five smart vending machines in Beijing during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
31/03/2020
German company BetterHeads has developed AI software which uses a chatbot to conduct initial interviews with job applicants. This has been piloted by Rewe, with plans for rollout.
31/03/2020
South Africa-based Pick n Pay helped to lift the spirits of over 65s during its elderly hour. The retailer provided each shopper with a free bouquet of flowers.
27/03/2020
To face any potential staff shortage and to help meet the high demand during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Lidl is planning to hire more than 1,000 temporary employees.
26/03/2020
Retailers in Asia are implementing measures in-store to help protect staff and customers from the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
25/03/2020
McDonald’s, Aldi Nord and Aldi Sud are partnering in Germany to enable employees of the fast-food company to work temporarily at the discounters’ stores.
25/03/2020
Retailers have adapted their promotional plans and launched nationwide campaigns to encourage shoppers to buy in-season fresh produce and more fish and meat.
25/03/2020
Morrisons has responded to current food distribution difficulties with a new food box delivery service.