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.
Lord & Taylor and its owner, fashion rental subscription company Le Tote, continue to review offers for a sale of the country’s oldest department store retailer, as it announces more store closings. Find out which stores have joined the growing list.
Paying with the wave of a hand isn’t just for Sci-Fi movies anymore. Amazon is introducing its Amazon One biometric technology to its Amazon Go stores, allowing shoppers to enter and pay via their palms. Find out how to add the next-gen tech to you own retail stores.
Arizona-based Bashas’ Family of Stores has gone live with a cloud-based point-of-sale. Learn how the Food City parent company completed the project in six months, which included a planned pause during the holiday season and the unexpected disruption of the coronavirus- related restrictions.