Ulta Beauty and At Home Group have joined the growing list of retailers who are taking additional measures to shore up their finances and reduce expenses as their stores remain closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Estimates show that imports at major U.S. retail container ports dropped to their lowest level in five years in March, with imports are projected to remain significantly below normal levels through early summer as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
The nation’s two largest drug store chains have implemented additional preventive measures to protect employees and customers amid the COVID-19 pandemic, including installing plexiglass shields at counters and equipping employees with protective gear.
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.
Rob Almond, CEO of integrated facilities management company NEST, will deliver a virtual address on crisis management on Wednesday, April 8, to students at St. Joseph’s University, which is located in Philadelphia.
Brooks Brothers and Under Armour joined the growing list of retailers who are using their facilities to make badly-needed medical supplies for frontline healthcare workers in the wake of the novel coronavirus.
The International Council of Shopping Centers is sounding the alarm as mandated closures create a growing and major threat to the continuity of cash flow between tenant, property owner and commercial lender.
In an unlikely partnership, the nation’s premier luxury department store company is teaming up with a leading fabric and craft retailer to help fill part of the immediate need of materials for medical personnel. Gap Inc. has launched a similar effort.
The American Staffing Association and the Retail Industry Leaders Association are teaming up to address the immediate need to fill openings for workers at essential businesses that provide critical services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Marcus Lemonis, chairman and CEO of Camping World Holdings and star of CNBC show “The Profit,” is stepping up to assist employees experiencing financial and personal difficulties due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Best Buy Corp. has shifted all its stores to curbside pickup only in an effort to help protect customers and employees and keep up with surging demand for home office products during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The founder and CEO of Amazon wrote an open letter to his employees in which he said he is devoting all his time and attention to only one issue: the impact of COVID-19 and his company’s response to the spread of the virus.
As states and local municipalities put out conflicting reports on what type of businesses and facilities are “essential” during the COVID-19 pandemic, the nation’s two leading retail organizations say it’s critically important that distribution centers make the list.
With indoor malls temporarily going dark as stores and restaurants close to help contain the spread of COVID-19, the International Council of Shopping Centers is appealing to the federal government for relief.
Nordstrom Inc. expressed confidence in its ability to weather “this challenging moment in time” as it announced the closure of its U.S. and Canadian stores for two weeks to help limit the spread of Covid-19.
Target Corp. on Tuesday detailed several new initiatives for 2020, including robust expansion of its smaller-sized format, the scaling of a robotics solution and the addition of alcoholic beverages and fresh groceries to its pickup services.