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COVID-19 Speeds Up Data Sharing for Instacart

Just as coronavirus has put a lot of business initiatives on the fast-track, the grocery delivery platform has been forced to share data with CPGs earlier than planned in order to help supply chains.

P&G’s Taylor, Jockey’s Waller Join White House Presser to Share COVID-19 Efforts

Companies are retooling their facilities to make products to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

Carhartt is retooling its operations to make medical gowns and masks to help combat the spread of the coronavirus.

While retailers make moves to support their front-line workers during the health crisis, manufacturers across the globe are modifying their factories in order to pitch in.

More beauty brands are retooling their operations to make hand sanitizer in the fight against the spread of the coronavirus.

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How can grocers bounce back in time to keep with consumer demand as long as the coronavirus rages on?

The company said it is opening access to select technologies to ‘help employees, companies, communities, and governments continue to move forward.’

The biggest unknown is whether there will be a delayed economic recovery or a prolonged contraction. Regardless of the outcome, retailers and their CPG suppliers need to think ahead and be prepared to act quickly. 

As the unprecedented COVID-19 health crisis is unfolding, retailers and consumer goods companies are looking to their peers to share first-hand perspectives on what they are doing in response to the pandemic. That is why CGT and RIS are enlisting the help of industry experts for this series of webinars.

These are certainly unprecedented times. As a trusted media source, CGT is committed to keeping you informed with accurate and timely news regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the consumer goods community. 

A leading 29% of respondents in CGT's exclusive poll said they can’t keep up with production of certain products, such as household cleaners and paper products.

A number of companies are showing their gratitude toward their front-line employees during the coronavirus health crisis in the form of raised wages and bonuses.

The company expects to ramp up production of 1.5 million masks weekly.

The footwear giant anticipates its digital tech investments will help it weather the storm the coronavirus is wreaking upon retail worldwide.

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