Hasbro sees significant negative impact to their business, and cites the coronavirus outbreak as one of their biggest risk factors.
The global outbreak of the coronavirus currently being experienced in markets in which we, our employees, consumers, customers, suppliers and manufacturers operate, could have a significant negative impact on our revenues, profitability and business. While we have developed and continue to develop plans to help mitigate the negative impact of the coronavirus to our business, the efforts will not completely prevent our business from being adversely affected, and the longer the outbreak impacts supply and demand the more negative the impact it will have on our business, revenues and earnings, and the more limited our ability will be to try and make up for delayed or lost product development, production and sales. The coronavirus outbreak continues to be fluid and uncertain, making it difficult to forecast the final impact it could have on our future operations. Please see Part I, Item 1A, Risk Factors, for further information."
BestBuys, one of the largest retailers selling electronics, sees this as a short-term disruption.
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"Best Buy CFO Matt Bilunas commented, “As we enter FY21, we are closely monitoring the developments related to the coronavirus outbreak. This is a very fluid situation, which makes it difficult to determine exact financial impacts from disruptions in supply chain. Based on what we know today, we have assumed the majority of the impacts occur in the first half of the year. Therefore, we view this as a relatively short-term disruption that does not impact our long-term strategy and initiatives. Our guidance ranges for both Q1 and the full year reflect our best estimates of the impacts at this time."
Farfetch, a rising online retailer for luxury products, shows resilience to public health crisis, because of its unique business model and wide range of suppliers geographically.
"In light of the evolving novel coronavirus situation, which we have naturally been monitoring to ensure the health and wellbeing of all our teams, I am pleased to see that from a trading perspective, there has not been a material impact to the business. I believe our distributed platform model, which affords us with more than $3 billion of third-party inventory across more than 50 countries, which we are able to ship to customers in 190 countries, makes the Farfetch model particularly resilient to the situation, at least in its current shape. However, circumstances regarding the novel coronavirus situation remain uncertain, and as such we are closely monitoring the situation as it evolves."