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E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon succumbs to pressure announcing it will provide face masks and temperature checks for all staff

April 3, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon has succumbed to pressure from staff, unions and government officials announcing plans to launch temperature checks and provide face masks for all staff. Following a week of staff walkouts and the launch of an investigation by New York City’s […]


Suppliers

Top 3 Investments to Optimize Mobile Technology in the Supply Chain

April 1, 2020

Via: Retail Info Systems News

You can essentially boil down the modern consumer’s mindset to these three words. The continued dominance of Amazon and other e-commerce giants has kicked off an arms race of sorts, wherein every supply chain must be as efficient and optimized […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart to begin taking employees temperatures as it seeks to address worker safety concerns

April 1, 2020

Via: Charged

Walmart is set to begin taking employees’ temperatures and providing them with face masks as it tries to address concerns over workers’ safety. The US’ largest retailer which employs over 2 million people worldwide, said it will begin distributing infrared […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon staff to strike “until the building gets sanitized” after another employee contracts virus

March 30, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon staff at its key warehouse in New York are planning to strike today in a bid to force the retailer to deep clean the site and provide extra protection for employees. Around 100 workers plan to stage a work […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

The coronavirus outbreak has shifted the online competitive landscape

March 27, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Many retailers and brands have begun to ramp up e-commerce promotions, frequently with big discounts, in efforts to connect with customers and drive sales during a time of unprecedented uncertainty. With customers just as unconfident about their futures as retailers, […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon pauses loan repayments for sellers until May in major push to keep thousands afloat

March 26, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon is temporarily pausing loan repayments for its sellers to help them stay afloat during the coronavirus lockdown, Reuters reported. The online retail giant announced today that sellers who had taken a loan via Amazon Lending, which offers loans of […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Ebay announces 30-day payment holiday for 300,000 businesses

March 26, 2020

Via: Charged

Ebay has announced a 30-day payment holiday for all of the registered businesses on its platform to help SME’s keep their business running throughout the crisis. Any of Ebay’s 300,000 registered businesses, including any newly registered enterprises, will not have […]


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 […]


E-commerce, Retail Types, Suppliers

Amazon warehouse workers strike as staff COVID-19 cases rise

March 19, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon has confirmed the first COVID-19 infection in its US delivery network as its warehouse staff in France strike amid fears of contagion. The retailer’s delivery station in Queens, New York, has been temporarily closed for a deep clean while […]


E-commerce, Retail Types, Suppliers

Amazon opens 100K warehouse, delivery roles as COVID-19 surges demand

March 17, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

E-commerce has boomed as consumers worldwide practice social distancing and self-quarantining (by choice or by government mandate), leading e-tailers and marketplaces like Amazon to amp up their supply chains to cope with increased demand. Amazon faced stock-outs on some household […]