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East-to-West Learnings: How Grocery Retailers in China Have Addressed Labor Shortages During the Coronavirus Crisis

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The first report in our East-to-West Learnings series looks at the labor imbalance in China that has been caused by the coronavirus pandemic. We discuss how supermarket chains and grocery retailers are responding to the impact on their workforce by launching co-employment initiatives with restaurant chains, using examples from Alibaba’s Freshippo and’s 7Fresh brands.

We consider how retailers in the US could learn from China’s new employment models as the coronavirus situation worsens in the West.

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