"There will be spot checks on the retailers to make sure these measures are in place for all good reasons," McKeever said. "It won't necessarily be that difficult but what it does require is retailers to really examine their operations and see how they can implement these through the maximum affect." … [Read more...] about Changes expected when England’s retail stores open next month
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Those include temperature screening for all employees, increasing cleaning in all high-traffic areas, and encouraging social distancing. The children’s play areas, drinking fountains, and stroller programs will remain closed. Additionally, the food court and common area seating will be limited and spaced out to encourage distance between shoppers. … [Read more...] about Joining Area Retailers, Sunrise Mall Set To Reopen Friday
“Browsing for things that one doesn’t need fills the time and then clicking ‘buy now’ just naturally follows,” he said. “Consumers may find themselves on page 20 of a search result for a new pair of shoes, a place that when engaged and not bored, they would never reach.” … [Read more...] about Retail therapy for the pandemic: What have we bought and why?
Bengaluru | Mumbai: The revival of India’s economy will be driven by merchants, retailers and brands rebooting their businesses by tapping into the rising demand for online commerce which is induced by the lockdown, said a top Amazon executive. “Between the reduced footfalls in physical stores and increased online demand, we need to make sure that in totality sellers come out as good, if not better than before the virus crisis hit us. That is what we are focused on right now,” said Amit Agarwal, senior vice president and country head of Amazon India. Unfazed by the continuing backlash from offline retailers who claim small businesses have been hurt by the discounting and investments shelled out by ecommerce companies, Agarwal told ET that “not many companies have the scale, patience and commitment that Amazon (does) my organisation is supercharged and driven to be part of this phase and to help out.” An April 15 order rolled out by the Indian government … [Read more...] about Merchants, retailers and brands to revive India’s economy: Amazon