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Coronavirus Sparks Massive Retail Labor Cuts as Stores Close

Almost 10 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits in the last two weeks, with retail workers bearing the brunt of labor cuts as stores are forced to close across the country. RIS takes a look at the latest retailers cutting back on associates and salaries in light of Covid-19.

COVID-19 Survey: Hiring, Tech Investments

How is the coronavirus affecting hiring and sales? Weigh in!

While retailers face a myriad of challenges brought on by the coronavirus, many are also wondering, “how can I help?” RIS takes a look at how Starbucks, True Value Company, and Ashley HomeStore are finding ways to lend a hand.

The new app is part of a series of store changes the retailer has made to improve social distancing during the coronavirus health crisis.

Kohl's is part of the growing trend of retailers offering contactless transactions to help fight the spread of the coronavirus.

While retailers make moves to support their front-line workers during the health crisis, manufacturers across the globe are modifying their factories in order to pitch in.

Mid-month consumer stockpiling as a result of the spread of the coronavirus spurred sales at the grocery chain.

Addressing the spiking need for home delivery, Walgreens and Postmates have expanded on-demand delivery to almost every state. Find out how Walgreens shoppers can now get health and wellness items and other household essentials delivered to their doors.

The Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank parent company has reopened its e-commerce fulfillment centers and will manufacture and donate 50,000 masks. Get the details.

Walmart and Amazon have been quickly responding to retail changes from the coronavirus threat. Uncover both retailers’ latest moves regarding their workforces.

How leveraging data lets retailers address crisis-driven consumer demand.

The grocer, which has been on a hiring spree in an attempt to keep up with the increasing consumer demand incited by the spread of coronavirus, has made similar agreements with other companies.

Walmart is expanding the ways in which it provides contactless services during the coronavirus health crisis.

Walmart is offering new, contact-free ways for consumers to purchase items during the coronavirus health crisis, intended to keep both consumers and its associates safer.

Lululemon is re-focusing on its digital efforts as its stores in North America and Europe remain closed due to the coronavirus since mid-march. Find out how the retailer is turning to its RFID tech and a ship-from-store model for fulfillment, while using online classes to engage customers.

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