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Food companies overhauled production to put more toilet paper, pasta sauce in stores

Lockdown 2.0: Food companies overhauled production to put more toilet paper, pasta sauce in stores

By: Richa Naidu, Victoria Waldersee, Siddharth Cavale
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 13th, 2020
When rumors first began to circulate that the UK would go back into lockdown, Leanne Barnes despaired as bread and toilet roll flew off the shelves again at her local supermarket. But to her surprise, shelves were back to being fully stocked within a few days.
Sony PS5 sold out online as pandemic chills real-world retailing

Sony PS5 sold out online as pandemic chills real-world retailing

By: Sam Nussey
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 11th, 2020
Sony Corp’s PlayStation 5 (PS5) console launched in core markets on Thursday to intense interest online, but with first day real-world sales limited to pre-order pick-ups.
Hasbro revenue falls 29% as store closures, product shortages hurt sales; shares drop

Hasbro revenue falls 29% as store closures, product shortages hurt sales; shares drop

By: Sarah Whitten
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: July 27th, 2020
Store closures, product shortages and lower retail inventory hampered Hasbro in the second quarter. Despite strong demand for toys in the quarter, Hasbro’s revenue fell 29% on a pro forma basis. Nearly 30% of its global toy and game revenue came from online sales.
How a beer company can bring us together while we’re staying apart. – Pablo Jimenez, AB InBev

How a beer company can bring us together while we’re staying apart. – Pablo Jimenez, AB InBev

By: Pablo Jimenez
Source: Page Society
Continuing our focus on organizations’ response to this pandemic, Pablo Jimenez, Global Vice President, Reputation & Communications at AB InBev, shares the challenges and opportunities that come with a global business whose operations are deeply connected to local communities. Pablo reminds us that Comms is a two-way function that needs to balance speed, accuracy and responsiveness, be sensitive to local context while maintaining a global coherence, and help the organization marshal its resources to help where the world needs it.
A message about COVID-19 from Publix CEO Todd Jones.pdf

A message about coronavirus (COVID-19) from Publix CEO Todd Jones

By: Todd Jones
Source: Publix
Date of Publication: April 26th, 2020
Letter to customers from Publix CEO Todd Jones regarding how the company is protecting and serving customers and employees.