Retail

Everlane Workers Were Laid Off at a Busy Time—and Days After Asking for Union Recognition

Members of the part-time customer experience team were laid off last Friday, and are considering legal action.

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.

Adweek Together: Amazon’s Limitless, Precarious Reach

As an essential business, Amazon is providing everything from food to movies during the coronavirus crisis.

For Sephora Workers, ‘Unceremonious’ Layoffs Were Sudden But Understandable

Beauty retailer had committed to paying employees through the end of March.

Against Dreary Retail Backdrop, Nike Offers a Ray of Hope

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

Amazon Extends Warehouse Product Restrictions, Causing More Seller Angst

Some have started fulfilling their own orders.

Macy’s Furloughs Most Employees Due to Financial Struggles and COVID-19 Closures

Preexisting monetary problems and the ongoing COVID-19 crisis have led Macy's to put most of 125,000 employees on furlough.

Why Retailers Close Their Ecommerce Shops During a Lockdown

Patagonia, TJ Maxx, and Victoria's Secret have dealt with coronavirus differently than other stores.

Amazon Taught Us We Can Have Anything in a Few Hours. Coronavirus Is Changing That

Supply chain strain is extending delivery times beyond ecommerce giant's 1-day promise.

Adweek Together: How Retailers Are Preparing for an Erratic Year

While some "essential" businesses are staffing up, distressed companies face an uncertain future.