Responding to increases in COVID-19 cases in multiple regions, Apple will close 30 additional U.S. stores, bringing its total number of reclosures to 77, according to CNBC. McDonald’s also is responding to the pandemic’s resurgence by halting plans to reopen dining spaces for 21 days. The Apple closures affect stores in Alabama, California, Georgia, Idaho,
If you are thinking about putting a team member at the front of your store to measure occupancy, please don’t.
May 15 2020 Lauren Bitar Director, Retail Consulting As retailers figure out solutions to monitor store occupancy, it is important to understand the implications of the current fix of manual counting. Here are my thoughts on occupancy analytics in the time of COVID-19. Occupancy, the must-have data in the time of COVID-19 The worldwide economy
by Jennifer Bankston We all learned growing up (hopefully) that our deeds define who we are. Times of crises especially reveal what kind of character people, and companies, have. The coronavirus pandemic is no exception. It’s forcing companies to evolve rapidly regardless of size, industry, or location. As we fear job loss and lament the
As ONS figures out today show online gaining a record share of retail sales in May, we round up key analysis, insights and indicators into the rate of expansion DPD expands to meet ‘the biggest boom in online retailing in the UK’ DPD is expanding to meet new, higher levels of demand for its
Mar 18 2020 Ray Hartjen Guest Contributor The coronavirus pandemic has presented an unprecedented level of anxiety and economic uncertainty around the globe, and it’s forced retailers to re-examine their fundamental strategies to be prepared to survive and move forward. It’s often said ‘there’s never a dull moment in retail,’ and perhaps the saying has