"People will be very comfortable standing outdoors in the queue in the warm sunshine but if we have poor weather, if we have a wet June, this could get off to a very negative start," McKeever said, noting that during the lockdown many consumers have become "more comfortable shopping online". … [Read more...] about Changes expected when England’s retail stores open next month
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6:46 a.m. Trump waits 16 hours to tweet about 100,000 dead U.S. citizens: President Trump on Thursday morning offered his “heartfelt sympathy & love” to the families of more than 100,000 coronavirus victims in the United States, almost 16 hours after the nation reached the milestone. “We have just reached a very sad milestone with the coronavirus pandemic deaths reaching 100,000,” Trump said in a tweet. “To all of the families & friends of those who have passed, I want to extend my heartfelt sympathy & love for everything that these great people stood for & represent. God be with you!” Prior to the message, Trump spent much of Wednesday night and Thursday morning tweeting conspiracy theories. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus live updates: Apple’s Genius help, store pickups return in Bay Area
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
The panic buying, the over-buying, the emotional buying aren’t unique to this extraordinary world-shaking event, but it’s the kind of world-shaking event that sent the world home with plenty of anxiety and few shopping options other than the online kind. … [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