The global retail industry experienced a 53% drop in social media posts on Covid-19 in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for Walgreens Boots Alliance, according to GlobalData’s analysis of social media posts. GlobalData’s COVID-19 Cross-Sector Impact – Thematic Research report helps understand how the effect of COVID-19 on retail sector compares with 17 other key sectors, in terms of equity indices, M&A volumes, jobs index, and filings. Buy the report here.
Notably, innovation was one of the most frequently referenced themes in Q1 2023, ranking highest in terms of mentions ahead of artificial intelligence and cloud, according to GlobalData.
Of the 50 leading companies in the retail industry, Walgreens Boots Alliance had the most mentions of Covid-19 in Q1 2023. GlobalData identified 630 Covid-19-related posts in the industry's social media activity - 0.58% of all posts - and a decrease of 53% in Q1 2023 compared with Q4 2022.
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