Retail

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.

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.

Can Ecommerce Carry the Retail Industry During Coronavirus?

As businesses sputter, retail has something of a lifeline—ecommerce. Will its sales pick up the slack?

Casual Dining Chains Among Hardest Hit in Wake of Pandemic

Fast food chains are better positioned to weather the falloff.

New DTC Brand Cat Person Caters to Cat Lovers and Their Pets

The brand is backed by Harry's Labs, and offers a full assortment of products.

A Bacardi Rum Factory Is Now Producing Hand Sanitizer

Bacardi Rum survived the revolution, Prohibition and now coronavirus.

What It’s Like on the Front Lines of Panic Buying at Costco

Shoppers are climbing shelves and disguising their appearance.