More than half of all Americans (52%) claim they will not feel confident about making future plans until summer, according to the Toluna COVID-19 Barometer, a new bi-weekly barometer that taps into a community panel of 30+ million members providing
It has now been two months since the coronavirus first surfaced in China and after a nationwide lockdown things are getting back to normal. Restaurants, bars, and retail stores are opening up throughout China and people are going
Unless, like certain FMCG retailers who are experiencing a surge in online sales, chances are, due to the uncertain times we find ourselves in, that your sales have suffered a dip. Couple that with the potential of a complete lockdown,
The small business champion ParcelHero says the new Government lockdown doesn’t have to spell the end for SME businesses. It has issued a 10-step guide to making full use of the Government’s latest coronavirus SME aid schemes
Chris Paton, a specialist in military wargaming and crisis planning, is hosting a free webinar at 4pm today offering advice for businesses during the coronavirus crisis.
A new range of floor signals will help people to stay safe and remain two metres apart in public queues and workplaces as organisations move quickly to tackle the spread of coronavirus.
The impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) will wipe £12.6bn from retail sales this year, according to preliminary forecasts by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. This is equivalent to more than Aldi’s total UK sales last year.
Adzooma investigate the shift in consumer searches amidst Covid-19 - what people really want to know and what they’re actually purchasing
With the spread of the coronavirus, nations are turning to Google to search for their most crucial items new
Retail supply chain expert BearingPoint, which advises many of the top 10 retailers in the UK on their supply chain, logistics and operations has published a new insight, which puts forward a set of proposals to help grocers adapt and
Virustatic Shield is the response of leading scientists to the problem that face masks won’t stop the coronavirus. It is a fresh weapon in the fight to control the pandemic — and now it is available to the general public
Marten Mickos, CEO of HackerOne, offers five top tips on remote work best practices during COVID-19
How one of the world’s leading bottled water companies faced up to the challenges of supplying the insatiable thirst of China in the face of the deadly coronavirus outbreak
M&S, Lidl, Aldi, Danone and Coca-Cola European Partners have partnered with Neighbourly to create the Neighbourly Community Fund, funnelling vital funds directly to community causes across the UK to ensure they can deliver essential services to those most at risk
In response to the Coronavirus crisis, Bis Henderson Group, the ‘talent-to-solutions’ supply chain services company, is ensuring the wellbeing of all its employees by taking the precautionary steps recommended by the government, including remote working for all its consultants and
The reason we are panic buying due to the imminent threat of COVID-19 is because the brain’s survival mode overrides any rational decision making, says Dr. Ali Fenwick, an expert in human behaviour at Nyenrode Business University
Global financial markets continue to suffer from the impact of coronavirus, with economists predicting the slowest rate of global growth since 2009. However, the current lockdown taking place in Italy has actually instigated a significant boom in e-commerce sales.
On the back of the national coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis, the fast-growing convenience home delivery platform, Snappy Shopper, has introduced measures aimed at protecting the supply of convenience store products to local communities.
Adelie Foods, one of the UK’s leading food to go businesses, is offering its distribution network and warehousing facilities to retail businesses who may be struggling with capacity during the Covid-19 crisis.
Financial services company Jefferies has explored speculative hypotheses for how Covid-19 might affect our lives – and the knock on effect on which sectors and stock picks stand to gain. “Bullish for humanity”, it looks at the way we might
New research from consultancy Retail Economics and global law firm Squire Patton Boggs reveals that almost three quarters (72%) of shoppers are facing shortages of retail products as a quarter (25%) of consumers stockpile goods.
As the government encourages people to work from home where possible, Mini Setty, a partner in employment law at Langleys Solicitors, offers employees and employers the following advice:
This afternoon, 100s of the nation's retailers have signed a letter to the Chancellor to persuade the Government and others to introduce a new package of temporary measures to help high street businesses survive the already severe economic impact of
Will Broome, CEO of retail tech pioneer Ubamarket, discusses the impact of stockpiling and explores how tech solutions could safeguard retailers against future cases
The British Safety Council is offering free online training courses for home workers as the nation changes its working habits to meet the threat of Coronavirus. As millions of workers in Britain set themselves up to work from home, they
As the coronavirus continues to spread across continents, new ramifications of the deadly outbreak are being revealed daily. How is this impacting e-commerce operations and what can retailers do in response to those challenges?