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COVID-19 Impact on Residential Cooker Hoods in FMCG Industry

  • FMCG
  • Dec 17, 2021

COVID-19 has hit societies, businesses, and organizations globally, inadvertently affecting the financial markets and the global economy, which also affected the residential cooker hoods market. Uncoordinated governmental responses and lockdowns have led to a disruption in the supply chain, due to which the distributors faced difficulties delivering the product. China is known as a manufacturing hub, but lockdown restrictions significantly decreased the production of goods from factories, while quarantine and self-isolation policies decreased consumption, demand, and utilization of products and services.

Cooker hoods perform an indispensable role in any kitchen — extracting the polluted air, oil, and grease from the kitchen to create a healthy and clean home. Not only does a cooker hood remove odors, but it can also take away grease and steam, making the kitchen easier to maintain. Moreover, kitchen hoods systems are made of several interdependent units such as exhaust hood, exhaust fan, makeup air unit, and packaged rooftop HVAC (Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning) unit, all of which are needed to operate within defined parameters to complement one another and to maintain peak performance. An efficient exhaust system gets rid of heat particulate matter, grease-laden steam, and cooking vapors.

Aftermath of Covid-19 And Government Initiative to Boost the Market

The drop in global markets has raised a volatile environment with critical liquidity levels. Central banks globally negotiated to ensure liquidity is prepared to mitigate the economic collapse to fight these effects. The European Central Bank (ECB) announced various packages and asset-purchase plans aiming to support and encourage people during the pandemic. The governments of China and Japan took comparable action with the People's Bank of China and the Bank of Japan, providing the packages to help people and the industries. On the other hand, leaders from the G20 (Group of 20) expect improvement from the economic crisis to take the form of a 'V' shaped curve, with a sharp and short-lived dip, followed by a rapid recovery and economic growth.

Strategic Decision for Global Residential Cooker Hoods Market After Covid-19 to Gain Competitive Market Share

The COVID-19 pandemic proved to be a disaster for the global economy and its efforts to re-start factories for the manufacturing of the products. Social media and e-commerce shops are important sale channels for e-commerce companies. Both channels have witnessed higher growth since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis. The COVID-19 crisis has been associated with a change in sales composition. Additionally, the survey confirms that more customers have gone online to purchase products.

Impact On Demand

The outbreak of COVID-19 slowed down the residential cooker hoods market initially due to the low efficiency of production amid lockdown restrictions. Global residential cooker hood markets drop sharply because of the rise in risk, the expected economic slowdown, and the fall in expected profits. On the other hand, many governments of different countries responded by cutting interest rates which drive together with the increased demand for bonds from the portfolio shift, drives down the real interest rate.

Due to the shutdown across the nation, the global residential cooker hoods market has been highly affected. During the pandemic, many organizations operating in the manufacturing unit field were obliged to stop their manufacturing process and production. Governments have updated their business strategies, thereby partly suspending the operation of many markets. This disruption freely influenced the flow of profits in the behavior of the business activities. 

Impact on Price

During COVID-19, many governments of countries imposed lockdown across the globe, due to which the industry faced a huge shortage of workers for the production of cooker hoods. The exodus of unemployed migrants laborers to their native places further added to the ongoing problems of industries, affecting shortages of products in various distribution channels such as supermarkets/hypermarkets, specialty stores, and e-commerce. The price of the kitchen appliances, in particular the residential cooker hoods, were affected for a brief period of time. As the COVID resulted in the halt of construction and renovation activities, it resulted in the sudden halt in demand for cooker hoods. The retail prices of residential cooker hood products dropped down for a short interval of time during the lockdown.

The market conditions revealed that the businesses had been severely affected due to the pandemic-related challenges and continue to face various chaos despite recent government measures. Even though companies operate in different industries and businesses, certain issues remain common across the sectors.

Impact on Supply Chain

The coronavirus pandemic created an unpredictable situation for the supply and trade of goods, which is critical for global supply chain management (SCM) because this pandemic outbreak has forced many industries to shut down, starting an abnormal disturbance of commerce in most industry sectors. Retailers and brands faced many short-term challenges, such as those related to health and safety, supply chain, workforce, cash flow, customer demand, sales, and marketing. Thus, at the industry level, sectors such as transport are likely to be output-constrained by demand falls. In contrast, manufacturing, transportation, and delivery sectors are more likely to be constrained by supply collapses, and distribution channels face large supply and demand shocks.

Meanwhile, e-commerce may give opportunities for more supply chain innovation. Furthermore, as supply chains are arguably a mechanism by which businesses can create a positive impact in the world, those looking to change their supply chains should consider how to integrate elements and practices around human rights, including labor rights, environmental protection, product sustainability, inclusive economic growth, and ethical business practices.


The coronavirus presents challenges unprecedented in the history of the multilateral trading system, and this pandemic has affected the world in many different ways. The lack of knowledge, the need for accurate information, and the rapidity of its dissemination are important, as this pandemic needs the cooperation of entire communities. Thus, one of the restrictions brought by the pandemic was the closure impact with low efficiency of production of residential cooker hoods market, due to lack of labor and disturbed industries.

Sector-by-sector plans and an ecosystem that encourages entrepreneurship are also needed to flourish those companies with robust and sustainable business models. It is reasonable that governments and financial institutions constantly re-assess and re-evaluate the state of play and ensure that the 'whatever it takes' promise is truly passed.