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Expert Insight: Retailers should plan for the new normal now

The last few weeks have created an unprecedented situation and rapid changes for all of us, perhaps, none more so than chain retailers.

Target to limit store traffic

Target Corp. is rolling out additional social distancing and safety measures in its stores.

COVID-19: Latest Industry News

Stay up to date on the impact of the coronavirus on the retail industry and how the industry is navigating the crisis.


Lululemon athletica inc. is paying its employees even as its stores remain shuttered amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hessam Nadji

Here’s how the coronavirus-caused economic plunge is different from 2008.

Chicos’s FAS Inc. is the second retailer in recent days to adopt a limited duration shareholders rights plan after disruptions due to COVID-19 pandemic.


Meijer joins the growing list of retailers checking the temperature of its employees to protect against the spread of COVID-19 and ensure a safe work environment.


BJ’s Wholesale Club has joined other big-box retailers in limiting in-store traffic and implementing additional measures to support the health and safety of customers and employees during the current pandemic.

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