Jay Garner, chair of the board at the Site Selectors Guild, discusses the guild's five predictions for a Covid-19-dominated 2021.
Key supply chain trends that have been accelerated by Covid-19: Reshoring or near-shoring, the regionalisation of supply chains and the management of last-mile demand.
When asked why?
Primarily because of the experience that we went through [in 2020] when we had commodity shortages.
No one in the US ever wants to experience toilet paper ever again.
2020 retail category Winners and Losers: No real surprises. Home improvement and health care ⬆️, restaurants, vitamins/nutrition, department stores and gyms ⬇️.
Listening Today: ED Secrets with Jeff Finkle of the IEDC.
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