Many bars may have to look more to the local customer than to the foreigners for croissant and paella. Perhaps the bar client will recover in many establishments of the center from where he was expelled in favor of tourists with the skin of mullet in the bedside tables and singing paella and “assortment of tapas” at half past seven in the evening.
The local client must be pampered with new offers, preserve his integrity and his health with new ways of displaying the articles, entering the premises, consuming.
And the rest of the companies?
Companies will strive to limit the risks of over-dependence on distant, single suppliers, and will encourage multiple suppliers, some close by, to minimize problems of shortage, which are likely to recur. Even some supplier companies may disappear, or change their activity, leaving their customers without supplies.
In order to deal with a wider market, it is necessary to streamline the purchase and sales channels. Technologies are needed that allow data to be crossed without exposing others. We must be able to access my supplier’s warehouse and be able to offer that information in reverse. Knowing the stock, the availability, the delivery times, the traceability of the product. That with several, maybe hundreds of different suppliers is very important.
Construction companies are looking for alliances with Aliexpress to increase their sales channels.
The plastic material manufacturers, who saw their sales fall due to the protection of the environment, who wanted to avoid the use of this polymer, are making screens, masks, gloves, gowns, … on a piecework basis, and with a lot of work ahead to supply and generate internal and external stock (companies that want to have stock for possible resprouts).
Food companies are growing and growing. And they are also preparing to minimize waiting time in queues, prepare online orders, protect the distance between users, improve the perception of security in the exhibition of articles, …
The primary sector can take advantage of this to become a producer and a seller. Technology allows to bring the channels closer together. Not perhaps with the aim of eliminating sales through intermediaries, but by looking for new opportunities. The consumer values and will value buying fresh, local products. It is not necessary to have a complex online store, but rather a few articles, direct sales packs, with easy prices, that solve problems: 5 kg of potatoes, 1 kg of onions, …. total 19.99 ? shipping included.
It won’t be useful, neither organic, nor real, nor safe, to buy something you consume fresh from a country that doesn’t control its health or food chain, like ours.
Digitization companies such as bycomercial.com allow small businesses to have tools for making packs, loose items, in online store or shop without telematic payment (only creation of order and collection in store). They allow you to digitize with a minimum effort. They allow for growth: creating franchises, searching for commercials, opening new sales channels.