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One of the leading crowd-sourced, on-demand restaurant delivery companies in the US, DoorDash, is evolving its business model to offer delivery from convenience stores.

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We detail the latest initiatives from Canada’s leading food retailers in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Loblaw In response to a significant uptick in sales, with the retailer noting “extraordinary numbers of people in stores, long lines, and aisles empty of product,” Loblaw’s executive chairman, Galen Weston, moved quickly to reassure shoppers on several key issues The retailer...
We look at Dollarama’s Q4 results and the impact of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic on the early part of its first quarter. Full year sales up to CA$3.8 bn The retailer’s fourth quarter sales increased by 0.5% to CA$1.1 bn, with the quarter one week shorter than in 2019. Comparable store sales increased by 2.0%, or by 3.8% excluding the impact of a calendar shift. Operating income incre...
We look at the actions some of the major retailers in the US have undertaken in response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic in four key areas; stores, supply chain, associate care and community support. Common actions Reducing operating hours to enable restocking and store cleaning, along with introduction of dedicated shopping periods for vulnerable shoppers Introduction of measure...

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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
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
Last year, Walmart opened the Intelligent Retail Lab (IRL), taking an existing Neighborhood Market store and transforming it into a live retail lab. We recently visited the store to see how the retailer is using artificial intelligence to improve the in-store experience.
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.
16/03/2020
We visited a Walmart store in Phoenix, Arizona to see the retailer’s latest produce initiative, Produce 2.0.
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