The business world now recognises that pandemic conditions are here to stay.
SoPro have direct access to several hundred B2B marketing operations, spanning 60+ verticals. In recent weeks we have seen major movement in global sentiment, shifting from defensive tactics to proactive strategy as realisation sets in.
We are now witnessing the largest and most complex change management project in the history of humankind.
The worlds businesses are rapidly readjusting to compete in a new world. Here’s how.
While supermarket demand is stable, and in some cases up, we are seeing significant changes across those farms supplying wholesale meat, veg and dairy to high street retailers. Opportunities are quickly arising for local farmers to test different routes to market such as direct home delivery (or partner with 3rd party home delivery services). For example, some independent grocery/food and drink retailers have closed their doors to offer an online order and last-mile delivery service with an enhanced range of locally produced farm produce.
With the sharp decline in consumable imports and a general de-stabilisation across many parts of the global food production ecosystem, we expect domestic agriculture and farming sectors to be in record demand towards the end of 2020.
There is a clear opportunity within wholesale, independent and direct to consumer markets. Consider international supply if able.
Export demand is almost certainly set to increase as global food shortages are realised later in 2020. Prices will increase.
The ability to meet this international demand profitably will depend, in part, on local currency performance, relative to buy-side Fx.
|B2B Direct Mail||
|Tradeshows and Exhibitions||
|Door to door sales||
|Word of mouth||
|Digital Outreach i.e. B2B prospecting||
Develop and focus on local messaging. Local is working. Local is reliable. Local is resonating.
Where possible, draw on your heritage and expertise whilst accentuating the quality of your locally produced ranges.
Highlight the service aspects of your offer. This could include low volume orders, quick turn-around times, personal service and any additional COVID-19 related advantages such as sterile or anti-viral packaging.
British consumers often aren’t aware of when they are buying locally produced / British goods, so focus on this.
Be memorable. Stay passionate. Tell a story about who you are and why you do what you do.
Set out attractive commercial terms if able.
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