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Meijer has begun implementing daily health screenings for team members reporting to work at all its stores and facilities in the retailer’s ongoing effort to protect against the spread of COVID-19 and ensure a safe and healthy work environment.
Critical to catching consumer eyes in the coming years will be combining colors in new and unexpected ways, said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute in an assessment for the International Housewares Association.
Lifetime Brands is taking several actions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the related impact on its business.
To address business disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, International Market Centers and its digital innovation division will provide free subscriptions and transactions to customers through year-end on ShopZio, its business-to-business digital platform.
Publix is rolling out contactless pay options to all its stores, including GreenWise Market. The rollout is expected to be completed by Saturday, April 4. This is one more measure Publix is taking to protect the health and well-being of its customers and associates during the pandemic.
Based on the latest guidance from federal, state and local government and health authorities, Bed Bath & Beyond is extending the temporary closure of its retail stores until at least May 2, 2020.
The International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) and Amazon have expanded their joint program by offering participants insight into the counterfeit sales volumes of known infringers.
A diverse group of student industrial designers recently won the top prizes in the International Housewares Association’s 27th annual Student Design Competition. Their winning concepts are said to help protect vulnerable populations and address the environmental impact of personal care products.
In a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, eBay is launching Up & Running, an accelerator program designed to help retailers without an e-commerce presence transition to selling online.
As its stores remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, Ross Stores will temporarily furlough the majority of its store and distribution center associates, as well as some other associates across the business starting on Sunday, April 5, and until operations can resume in their areas.
BJ’s Wholesale Club has appointed Paul Cichocki as evp/membership, analytics and business transformation, effective April 1. Cichocki will be responsible for the company’s membership, marketing and analytics organizations, and will report directly to BJ’s president and CEO Lee Delaney.