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Analysis: M&A refocuses in the time of coronavirus

 In the past few years, trading conditions have been harsh for the retailing landscape, and 2020 certainly added extra pressure for most. The impact of Covid-19 has left many consumers with fewer reasons to shop and even fewer ways of doing so. With the onset of the global pandemic, many retailers were struggling to reach their customers. For some, it was due to a lack of e-commerce capability, logistics infrastructure or newly irrelevant products and services. Those that continued to trade