Tag: Crisis

News & Trends

Is the Recent Retail Shrink Crisis as Bad as It Seems?

October 24, 2023

Via: RetailWire

With seemingly endless reports coming in about retail shrink each day, it feels like theft is out of control in America. Some of these recent reports include: Home Depot tracking down a crime ring San Francisco PD launching blitz operations […]


Retail sales decrease as Russia’s offensive in Ukraine continues

March 31, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

The global economy is struggling to adapt to yet another crisis, after Russia decided to invade their neighboring country, Ukraine. According to the United Nations, almost 3.5 million people have already left the country now invaded by Russian forces, and […]

News & Trends

9 retail trends to watch in 2021

January 12, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

The pandemic’s arrival in March 2020 meant that it didn’t make Retail Dive’s trends to watch last year, but it completely upended all expectations for the year. The health crisis was closely followed by the whole industry throughout 2020, courtesy […]

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 […]

News & Trends, Retail Types, Stores

Has Nike hit peak crisis yet?

May 9, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

At what point does an exodus earn that label? Is it when the first man leaves and there’s the hint of more to come, or by virtue of its definition does it require a certain number? Generally speaking, an exodus […]


Time-Tested Supply Chains Respond at Times of Crisis

October 9, 2017

Via: SCMR Editorial

The recent spate of hurricane disruptions highlights how big box retailers like Wal-mart and Home Depot have supply chains which are nimble enough to respond to crises successfully. The retailers have processes for how to deploy product and people before, […]