Crisis Management

Walgreens to Open 15 Drive-Thru Testing Locations, Other COVID-19 Retail News
April 9, 2020 at 1:40 pm

Total Retail is continuing its daily coverage of how the retail sector is responding to the COVID-19 crisis. As retailers try to figure out how to navigate these uncertain times, it's beneficial to look at the ways others in our community are responding. Below are examples of how retailers are reacting during this time, including…

Amazon to Delay Prime Day, Other COVID-19 Retail News
April 7, 2020 at 11:12 am

Here are the latest stories to emerge as retailers and brands deal with the impact that the global spread of the coronavirus has had on their businesses. This daily update offers retail executives the chance to stay-up-to-date on all that's happening within the retail industry, helping to inform future plans and strategies: Amazon.com is postponing…

Walmart, Target Introduce New Safety Measures, Other COVID-19 Retail News
April 6, 2020 at 1:52 pm

Here are the latest stories to emerge as retailers and brands deal with the impact that the global spread of the coronavirus has had on their businesses and the communities in which they operate. Total Retail Report's daily update offers retail executives the chance to stay-up-to-date on all that's happening within the retail industry. Walmart…

4 Tips for Having Productive Meetings During a Crisis
April 2, 2020 at 4:55 pm

A question on a lot of managers' minds right now as we learn to navigate the COVID-19 crisis is, "How can I productively meet with my teams?" Elise Keith, founder and CEO of Lucid Meetings, gave us four tips that can be used for all meetings, whether they take place virtually or in-person. These tips are relevant…

Retailers Continue to Give Back During the COVID-19 Crisis
April 2, 2020 at 3:50 pm

Total Retail is continuing its daily coverage of how the retail sector is responding to the COVID-19 crisis. As retailers try to figure out how to navigate these uncertain times, it's beneficial to look at the ways others in our community are responding. Below are examples of how retailers are reacting during this time, including…

COVID-19’s Impact on Retail Store Associates
April 2, 2020 at 10:33 am

As major events and policies unfold daily, COVID-19 has left retailers rapidly responding to real-time changes. But in companies’ efforts to act as swiftly and strategically as possible in the wake of the pandemic, hourly workers have been severely impacted. To better understand and help hourly employees, our team conducted a study to see how…

Daily News Updates for Retailers in Wake of COVID-19
April 1, 2020 at 1:17 pm

Here are the latest stories to emerge as retailers and brands deal with the impact that the global spread of the coronavirus has had on their businesses. This daily update offers retail executives the chance to stay-up-to-date on all that's happening within the retail industry, particularly as they put into motion their own COVID-19 response…

Instacart Workers Strike, Other COVID-19 News Updates
March 31, 2020 at 12:42 pm

Here are the latest stories to emerge as retailers and brands deal with the impact that the global spread of the coronavirus has had on their businesses. This daily update offers retail executives the chance to stay-up-to-date on all that's happening within the retail industry, particularly as they put into motion their own COVID-19 response…

Macy's Furloughs Workers, and Other Retail News Related to the COVID-19 Crisis
March 30, 2020 at 1:39 pm

Total Retail is continuing its daily coverage of how retailers and brands are responding to the COVID-19 crisis and the impact it is having on their businesses. Here's the latest: Retailers are continuing to lay off and furlough workers due to the coronavirus uncertainty. Macy's announced this morning that the majority of employees for the Macy’s,…

How Retailers and Brands Are Responding to the Ongoing Coronavirus Crisis
March 27, 2020 at 12:50 pm

Total Retail is continuing its daily coverage of how retailers and brands are responding to the coronavirus global pandemic. As retailers try to figure out how to navigate these uncertain times, it's helpful to look at the ways others in our community are responding. Below are examples of retailers giving back during this time, as…