Insight

Coronavirus Impact on retail globally and locally

A comprehensive review published on the impact of the Coronavirus globally and in SA on the retail sector by RDS (Retail Development Services), a fellow CA&S Group company.

What are retailers doing?
  • Protective equipment + wear for staff.
  • Drive thru testing stations.
  • Limiting number of shoppers in store.
  • Free delivery + special times for elderly shoppers.
  • Increased Click and Collect facilities.
  • Shoppers to do hand sanitizing before entering a store.
  • Limiting quantities on essential/high demand items.
  • Washing down/Sanitizing of shopping trollies.
  • Safety messages and announcements in-store on social distancing.
  • Social distancing indicators at till points.
  • Increased orders/space allocation on essentials.

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