It appears that food retailers are benefiting from the Corona crisis and the accompanying lockdown: Demand for groceries and drugstore items increased significantly in recent weeks as many citizens hoarded for fear of a supply shortage and cooked and ate more at home. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) believes that food retailers in Germany can expect to see an increase of 10 to 15 percent “over several weeks”.
However, despite increased demand and rising sales, food retailers are also currently facing some uncertainties and challenges. In this use case, we use an exemplary supermarket branch to show you which issues are currently occupying food retailers. You will also learn about the impact of the Corona crisis on the supermarket’s financial performance through various financial scenarios.
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