COVID-19 has caused major global supply chain disruptions, affecting a range of industries, corporations, and governments.
In this report, we looked at some of the most affected of these, and how they are responding to supply chain risks as the pandemic continues to pose challenges.
As businesses face changes brought on by the pandemic, B2B vendors swiftly shifted to online to meet customer requirements. Therefore, the B2B eCommerce market flourished during the pandemic.
Industry experts expect the trend towards B2B e-commerce uptake seen in 2020 to be sustained during recovery. Other trends will also shape the growth trajectory of the market.
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, along with an increasing focus by companies on customer convenience, have brought interesting trends that may permanently change the e-commerce space in the region.
Issues of sustainable production and consumption have, over the last ten years, become increasingly important in the eyes of consumers around the world. Companies have had to make changes to meet these new expectations and can expect to do more of the same in the future, in line with the continuation of this trend.
International leisure travel in the post-pandemic world poses challenges to travelers ranging from PCR tests and vaccination requirements prior to departure, to quarantine periods and local safety protocols once they’ve arrived at their destination…
The global e-commerce market has, over the last two years, undergone revolutionary change.
Consumers have grown accustomed to buying items from the comfort of their own home – a change spurred largely by strict lockdowns and restrictions on movement – and many analysts agree that this shift in consumer behavior has propelled the e-commerce industry forward by at least five years.
Across industries, the pandemic has enabled rapid adoption of technology and accelerated digital transformation.
Companies are increasingly utilizing disruptive technology to generate value whether through increasing efficiency or improving customer experience.
Which of the current digitalization trends will likely gain traction in the next few years?
While digitalization was considered as a long-term objective within the pharmaceutical industry, it has quickly become a necessity for companies to engage with both physicians and patients during the pandemic.
Will the same digitalization trends that have reshaped the industry during the pandemic remain a focus in the future?
Construction waste poses a serious challenge to the country’s infrastructure and sustainability goals as it contributes more than half of the total non-hazardous waste in the UAE.
This benchmark examines and compares how strategy consulting firms are organizing their knowledge and research functions internally, and where they’ve chosen to locate them globally.
Africa’s vaccine manufacturing potential has always been overlooked, but COVID-19 warranted a closer look at internal capability development.
Is this the beginning of something bigger?
The Recov19 Index developed by the Inter-American Development Bank presents a summary of the initial economic recovery potential of an economy based on its initial conditions across 4 sets of factors: supply factors, demand factors, financial conditions, and policy space.