Analysis: Seven amazing retail responses to coronavirus

LVMH has produced hand santiser which it has given to French health authorities for free

The coronavirus outbreak has seen some retailers step up to the plate and take swift action to serve customers and protect their staff, suppliers and communities. Retail Week looks at some of the awe-inspiring coronavirus responses from retailers.

Retailers have been swift to refocus their manufacturing skills to produce medical supplies to help tackle the outbreak.

Luxury conglomerate LVMH hit the headlines two weeks ago when it started using its perfume production lines to make hand sanitiser, which it is giving to health authorities in France free of charge. Many beauty brands around the world have followed its lead with L’Oréal, Clarins Group and Coty also producing hand sanitiser.

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