64% of consumers said they’re focusing more on limiting food waste and will likely continue to do so going forward, and 50% said they’re shopping more health-consciously and will likely to continue to do so
An increase in snacking is one of the observed changes in actual purchase and consumption behaviour we have summarised in ten points this week.
Inevitably, COVID-19 will fade and life (and business) will resume. However, experts generally agree there will be a “new normal” where things won’t quite be the same as they were pre-outbreak.
Online grocery sales for home delivery and store pickup in April 2020 reached a new record.
Already seeing growth before the pandemic, frozen and refrigerated categories drive sales during COVID-19 crisis
PLMA says private label eclipsed national brands in growth during the quarter
Due to the pandemic, retailers are currently struggling with finances, logistics and maintaining relevance. With stay-at-home orders still in place indefinitely, many companies are wondering when they can get back to business as usual.
Supermarkets are being told where they could do better to help customers and suppliers during lockdown. The big four in the UK were rated in three key areas – supporting the supply chain, working with charities and prioritising the vulnerable.
Traditional grocers are showing their strength during the COVID-19 outbreak.