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News and analysis on brick-and-mortar retail store and online retail operations, including inventory, supply chain, security, payment systems and workforce issues.

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.

Casey’s steps to plate with added delivery capability

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

Dunkin' delivery

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

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

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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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Retail chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) should combine an effective near-term response to the impact of COVID-19 with a plan for longer-term recovery.

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The company formerly known as Restoration Hardware is tightening its belt.

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Amazon is now accepting federal benefit payments for online grocery orders in the Midwest and South.

 Container Store

The Container Store (TCS) is minimizing brick-and-mortar shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Walmart social distancing

Walmart has taken additional steps to ensure the health and safety of its employees and customers during the COVID-19 crisis.

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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. 

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CVS Health, in conjunction with federal and state officials, has opened two rapid COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites.

social distancing at kroger

The Kroger Cos. is taking additional measures to encourage physical distancing and flatten the curve of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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