A recent SupermarketNews article shared the latest news on retailer and consumer response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Among the top stories were:
- Of shoppers polled by Acosta, 38% said they stocked up on groceries at the start of the COVID-19 crisis and would do so again if another shutdown occurs.
- More than 4,000 of Walmart’s 4,700 U.S. stores will expand their closing time from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. by Aug. 17.
- Two of the largest retailers are expanding their delivery options, including beyond grocery items, in their bids to challenge Amazon’s e-commerce dominance: Walmart & Kroger
- Whole Foods launches free virtual home economics classes,
The article also features a slide show depicting new and emerging news related to the pandemic’s impact on the grocery retail sector.
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