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Grocery Retail Is Going To Be Permanently Disrupted By Coronavirus

March 24, 2020

Via: Forbes

For the first two months of the year, American retailers were enjoying a boom, with retail and food service sales up 6.5% year-over-year. Come March, the boom went bust as the coronavirus took root here, resulting in massive mall and […]


110 retailers shut their doors in the US amid contagion fears

March 19, 2020

Via: Charged
Category: Retail Trends

More than 110 retailers have now closed all their stores to limit the spread of the coronavirus as fears grow that all non-essential stores will shut their doors for weeks. Department stores, fashion outlets, homeware stores and technology retailers are […]


Coronavirus drives US shoppers online

March 11, 2020

Via: Charged

The outbreak of coronavirus is already affecting two key e-commerce metrics in the US. As large tech firms begin to tell their staff to work from home and people choose to self-isolate, new data from predictive retail analytics platform Quantum […]


Customer Experience, Loyalty Programs

How To Establish Loyal Customers During The COVID-19 Outbreak

March 24, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Without a doubt these are trying times. For most, if not all of us, the developments over the past few weeks around the global coronavirus pandemic are something that we have never seen in our lifetimes, and hopefully will never […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart, Target And CVS Boost Pay; Drugstore Chain Plans 50,000 New Hires

March 23, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Walmart, Target and CVS are building on their worker relief efforts and keeping key positions staffed by offering associates higher pay. Walmart fulfillment center employees will see a temporary $2 bump to their hourly pay alongside bonuses for new hires, […]


Retail Types, Stores

Best Buy Closes All Stores, Keeps Curbside Pickup Option For Online Shoppers

March 23, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

After initially keeping its stores open amid high demand for electronics items and appliances such as freezers, refrigerators and home office equipment, Best Buy officially is closing all its locations. Citing concerns about the health of its employees due to […]