Richard Collings

Richard Collings

Retail Reporter
Richard Collings is a retail reporter at Adweek. He previously reported on retail and consumer products at publications such as The Deal and The Street.

With Rent Due, Leases Don’t Give Retailers and Restaurants an Easy Out

For companies opting to not pay their landlords, contractual language in their lease agreements may mean the rent is still due.

Against Dreary Retail Backdrop, Nike Offers a Ray of Hope

The sneaker maker found ways to limit losses even amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The Frito-Lay Snack Society Is an Invite-Only Fan Club for Chip Lovers

The snack food giant has formed The Frito-Lay Snack Society, a community of just 22 members.

Neiman Marcus Could Be One of the First Retail Casualties of Coronavirus

The department store chain was saddled with billions in debt as the result of a buyout by private equity in 2013.

Casual Dining Chains Among Hardest Hit in Wake of Pandemic

Fast food chains are better positioned to weather the falloff.

IFA Seeks $300 Billion to Offset Small Business Losses

The Families First Coronavirus Relief Act, signed into law on Wednesday, both helps and hurts small businesses.

Coronavirus Quarantines Could Spell Doom for Already Distressed Retailers

Store closings combined with a recession are going to make it difficult for troubled retailers to remain solvent.

Retailers’ Worries About Impact of Coronavirus Shift From Supply to Demand

When it comes to the coronavirus, retailers must now contend with a host of other challenges.

LabCorp, Quest Diagnostics Say Coronavirus Testing Is Available, But You Have to Go to Your Doctor

As the CDC comes under criticism for its slow approach to testing, states and the private sector may have to take the lead.

Modell’s Sporting Goods Files for Bankruptcy, Will Liquidate Stores

The storied history of the oldest family-owned and operated retailer of sporting goods in the U.S. is likely coming to an end.