Tag: racism

Retail Types, Stores

Retailers pledge to address racial profiling, unfair treatment of store customers

May 18, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

The concept of “shopkeeper’s privilege,” which is codified in many state laws, has long granted retailers leeway in detaining customers they “reasonably” suspect of stealing. The pervasiveness of racism in wider society means that leeway often translates to unfair treatment […]

News & Trends, Retail Types, Stores

Sephora Is Driving Change To Combat Systemic Racism In Retail

July 7, 2020

Via: Forbes

Today, Sephora will close its stores for two hours, dedicating the time to training on racial profiling and education on Sephora’s national study on racial bias in retail. Corporate employees will also participate in Conscious Leadership training. The retailer, which […]

News & Trends

Retail is rife with harassment, and employers aren’t intervening, survey says

August 22, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

What stood out in the Foot Anstey survey wasn’t just the number of harassment victims in the retail sector. The findings also revealed the relatively high percentage of complaints against employers for not having the appropriate mechanisms in place to […]