Coronavirus (COVID-19) reports

Access our in-depth Coronavirus (COVID-19) insight reports. The insights in this section cover the whole food and grocery supply chain from manufacturing and logistics to retailing and the shopper perspective.



In these unprecedented circumstances, a sustainable food system is increasingly important to consumers. To help your business plan for the pandemic and beyond, IGD has developed hypotheses of how the UK sustainability agenda will evolve in the short and longer term.
This report showcases a number of autonomous delivery examples that have been trialled or scaled up since the outbreak of COVID-19.
As retailers consider a post-coronavirus (COVID-19) operating environment, efficiency is growing in importance. In the medium term we expect retailers to look to limit costs throughout their operations.
This deck explores why we believe that the physical store will need to become more agile and flexible in order to survive in both a rapidly changing world, as well as to accommodate extreme trading cycles.
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.
In this report, we look at how businesses in the food and grocery industry can adapt sourcing strategies to manage through a major disruption.
This report looks at into what is required to re-start foodservice supply chains, looking at considerations from the points of view of foodservice outlets, wholesalers, distributors, suppliers and manufacturers.
In this report, we detail the shift from crisis management to the new norm and explore actions manufacturers may consider in the area of risk mitigation and building future resilience within food and grocery supply chains.
This is part of a series of reports that highlight how the world could change after the COVID-19 pandemic. This report looks at how "more frequent business disruption" could affect the industry in the future and explores ways businesses can prepare to mitigate against it.
In this report, we provide 10 hypotheses on how the online channel will be impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19).