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Open for Business with David Hardiman-Evans, Ocado Solutions: The Impact of Covid-19 on Traditional and Online Grocery

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Part of the Coresight Research & Blue Yonder Open for Business webinar series, we present the transcript from our conversation with David Hardiman-Evans, SVP, North America at Ocado Solutions, on May 27, 2020. As business leaders are managing their companies through the coronavirus crisis, we are working to stay engaged with, and facilitate an open dialogue for, companies of all sizes. This webinar offered insights into retail challenges and technological innovations in the context of the coronavirus pandemic and beyond. 

The discussion covered the following key topics: 

  • The impact of Covid-19 and the resulting inflection point for online grocery 
  • Cost structures and assortment rationalization 

In addition, we reviewed responses from webinar attendees to a live poll around underlying consumer trends and loyalty. A Q&A session also prompted conversation around Ocado’s fulfillment model and the future of physical stores—with Hardiman-Evansalso sharing his thoughts on the opportunity for mixed baskets of grocery and general merchandise. 

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