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Walgreens to open 15 drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites in ‘hot spot’ markets

Walgreens is moving to expand the availability of rapid COVID-19 testing.

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.

Since March 1, the entire retail sector has undergone a huge sea change, with several major sectors seeing severe declines in business, even before virtually all specialty apparel and department stores closed the week of March 15, along with many other specialty stores.

macy's store

The finance head of Macy’s Inc. is stepping down.

Stephen Yalof

Stephen Yalof has joined Tanger Factory Outlet Centers as COO and will succeed Steven B. Tanger as CEO in 2021.

A Midwestern convenience chain is expanding its partnership with a well-known on-demand delivery platform.


Amazon is donating laptop computers to the Seattle public schools.

walmart sign

The huge, celebrity-studded celebration for Walmart employees that precedes its annual shareholder meeting has been canceled. 

Dunkin' delivery

A leading coffee retailer is adding stores to its on-demand delivery program and temporarily making some deliveries free. 

man shopping online

Shopping habits are changing as a result of the continuing COVID-19 outbreak, not necessarily to retailers’ benefit.

security concept

The COVID-19 crisis is driving the global growth of e-commerce sales — and of online fraud.

Dollar sales declined 16% in the third week of March as hoarding slowed, but growth in a number of key industries helped stave off an even greater decline.

lowes ad

Lowe's Cos. is giving its employees time to “recharge” this Sunday.

supply chain

While people’s health is the number one concern during the COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain disruptions are near the top of the list of business risks.

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