Industry news related to the coronavirus pandemic.
Law imposes limits on prices during crises
Retailers and brands are in uncharted territory when it comes to understanding shoppers. Answers on navigating the path forward.
Growth initiatives back on track after impressive Q1
But a new Forbes lists also notes problems for businesses
Pent up demand driving early sales growth
Testing now available at 1,000 stores
Puts in place measures to moderate crowds at store openings
But many shoppers will stick with online retail for the time being
The food retailer also offers quicker paydays for workers
Amazon reportedly will move the annual event to September
The social network launches Facebook Shop, other programs
The pandemic encourages more brands to sell directly to consumers
Additional sales volume is unprecdented
How are grocery stores dealing with the crisis?
Wells Fargo research offers a dim outlook, but hope exists
The market research group launches CPG Supply Index
Federal figures show massive pandemic declines, but grocery sales stay strong
Acosta report shows shoppers turning to subscriptions to avoid out-of-stocks
Even so, Frito-Lay finds consumers keeping some snacking habits
The pandemic is blurring lines in the retail industry
Others offering service include Kroger, Walmart, CVS and Walgreens.
Will reopen with masks, capacity limits and no product testers
First grocer to provide customers with PPE for free
Mill 77 is one merchant recreating the store experience online