Tag: Safety

News & Trends

Can Retail Beat the Heat?

July 27, 2023

Via: RetailWire

Target is allowing store employees to wear shorts as heat waves bake the South and Southwest. For other workers, presumably delivery personnel and warehouse workers, frequent water and rest breaks are being extended. Studies have shown that climate change is […]

E-payment & Data Security, Others, Tech

Using AI for Safety & Operations

June 17, 2021

Via: Independent Retailer

Artificial intelligence (AI) is growing as an industry, and there is opportunity for retailers to benefit from the integration of AI technology. Businesses are always searching for new ways to improve their operations and increase their return on investment (ROI). […]

News & Trends

Kroger Releases Free COVID-19 Safety Guide For Retailers, Opens New Testing Sites

April 24, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Kroger is sharing tips for creating safe work environments during COVID19 with guidelines titled: What We’ve Learned: A Blueprint for Businesses. The retailer also has launched free drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites in Colorado, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee, which join existing […]

Retail Types, Stores

IKEA Will Stop Selling Malm Dresser, Recall Over 27M Units

June 28, 2016

Via: Consumerist

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that IKEA and the Consumer Products Safety Commission are taking an unusual and perhaps unprecedented step, recalling tens of millions of top-heavy Malm dressers and chests. While IKEA offered repair kits and wall anchors to customers, […]

News & Trends

Manufacturers Focus On Safety

February 3, 2016

Via: Manufacturing Talk Radio

When it comes to manufacturing, safety needs to be a top priority. A facility cannot be efficient and productive if their employees are left to work in dangerous conditions. One accident can have a lifelong impact on someone’s life as […]