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The Container Store Sets Stricter Shopping Limits

The Container Store is closing all remaining stores that were not already shuttered in accordance with state and local orders, and shifting to click and pick up/contactless curbside delivery and scheduled in store appointments, only allowing one customer in the store at a time, in select locations, where it is legally permitted and store employees wish to work.

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Casual Dining In Fashion With Younger Consumers

Casual dining has become more than a temporary alternative to traditional furniture for the meal occasion, and may be replacing it in many cases as furniture in the segment suits the lifestyle-oriented interior design preferences of a large, younger slice of the consuming public.

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RH Reduces Workforce

As RH enters the fourth week that its galleries, restaurants, and outlets in North America have been closed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the retailer has temporarily furloughed approximately 2,300 team members, and permanently reduced its workforce by 440 team members.

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Publix Offering Contactless Pay Options

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.

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IHA Names Student Design Competition Winners

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.

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