Tag: coronavirus

E-commerce, FMCG products, Retail Types

Is Amazon on its way to becoming America’s favorite grocer?

January 14, 2021

Via: RetailWire

A new survey finds that has become the preferred source of groceries for the largest number of Americans. The findings, introduced yesterday during a streaming session at the NRF Big Show 2021, were based on a survey of 10,000 […]

Retail Types, Stores

Have retailers solved their long line problems?

January 6, 2021

Via: RetailWire

Outside line monitoring, reservations, time limits and mobile checkout are some ways retailers have been managing customer queues during the pandemic. Lines outside grocers and big boxes seen at the beginning of the pandemic are expected to return in many […]

Retail Trends

Covid pandemic made low-wage workers essential, but hard-earned gains are fleeting

December 23, 2020


In the spring, cheers, claps and clanging pots and pans rung out every night in cities at 7 p.m. in a show of thanks for essential workers. The label not only described doctors and nurses tending to Covid-19 patients, but […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

Online purchases now account for up to 70% of John Lewis sales

December 22, 2020

Via: Charged

Purchases made online accounted for up to 70 per cent of sales at John Lewis this year, as the retailer reported back on its Shop, Live, Look consumer report for 2020. Examining customer trends in the past 12 months, John […]

Retail Trends

CVS Health, Walgreens start to provide Covid vaccines at thousands of hard-hit nursing homes

December 18, 2020


For nursing homes across the country, the coronavirus pandemic has been especially marked by isolation, illness and loss. On Friday, CVS Health and Walgreens are beginning to offer Covid-19 vaccinations for residents and staff at those long-term care facilities, making […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon accused of failing to comply with COVID-19 investigation into worker safety

December 15, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon is being forced by California’s attorney general to provide information as part of an investigation into its worker safety conditions during the pandemic. Xavier Becerra, who is in line to become US secretary of health and human services under […]

Retail Trends

Is retail ready to distribute the COVID- 19 vaccine?

December 14, 2020

Via: RetailWire

With the FDA’s emergency approval late Friday of a vaccine co-developed by Pfizer, the nation is now counting on retail to help execute the nation’s most ambitious vaccination campaign in history. The first doses are expected to start reaching frontline […]

Customer Experience, Point of Purchase, Retail Types, Stores

What will it take to get shoppers back into stores in 2021?

December 10, 2020

Via: RetailWire

It’s no surprise that online sales have been higher than ever before during the 2020 holiday shopping season — especially on Black Friday and Cyber Monday — while in-store traffic fell by 52 percent compared to 2019. Although the demand […]

Retail Trends

Three Reasons why COVID-19 Will Make Retailers Stronger

December 8, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

COVID-19 introduced a unique set of challenges that forced retailers to squeeze years’ worth of digital transformation into a matter of weeks. Advanced capabilities like buy online pick up in-store (BOPIS), ecommerce, apps that help navigate stores and outdoor pop-up […]

Retail Trends

2021 Is A Year Of Opportunity In Retailing

December 7, 2020

Via: Forbes

New restrictions imposed by governors throughout the United States, because of the recent resurgence of the coronavirus, makes the present holiday selling period very uncertain. Store managements do not know how many store units will actually be able to serve […]