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Homebound workers inject life into suburban malls after downtowns empty out

Homebound workers inject life into suburban malls after downtowns empty out

By: Nichola Saminather, Victoria Waldersee
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 8th, 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic rages and most downtown office employees in many cities work from home at least through year-end, urban retailers’ loss is turning out to be suburban shopping centres’ gain.
Here's how stores are changing Black Friday for the pandemic

Here's how stores are changing Black Friday for the pandemic

By: Jordan Valinsky
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: October 31st, 2020
Black Friday is officially Black November. Also parts of October. And December, too.
Walmart to spread out deals to avoid Black Friday crowds

Walmart to spread out deals to avoid Black Friday crowds

By: ANNE D'INNOCENZIO
Source: The Associated Press
Date of Publication: October 14th, 2020
Walmart says it will spread out its traditional one-day Black Friday deals over three weekends in November in an effort to reduce crowds in its stores during a pandemic.
Pandemic pushes start of holiday shopping earlier than ever

Pandemic pushes start of holiday shopping earlier than ever

By: JOSEPH PISANI and ANNE D'INNOCENZIO
Source: The Associated Press
Date of Publication: October 5th, 2020
Add last-minute holiday shopping to the list of time-honored traditions being upended by the coronavirus pandemic.
Coffee, ketchup and Nike Air Max: it's the COVID consumer economy

Coffee, ketchup and Nike Air Max: it's the COVID consumer economy

By: Nick Carey, Richa Naidu, Siddharth Cavale
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 1st, 2020
Instant coffee, ketchup, Lululemon yoga pants and Nike Air Max sneakers are all in. Bottled water, pricey diapers and Burberry luxury trench coats are out.
Some companies are thriving amid the coronavirus recession - The Washington Post

In a bleak economy, these companies are flourishing

By: David J. Lynch
Source: The Washington Post
Date of Publication: August 11th, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is reshaping spending patterns, creating new winners and losers.
Costco to reduce coronavirus senior shopping hours_Fox Business

Costco to reduce coronavirus senior shopping hours

By: Cortney Moore
Source: Fox Business
Date of Publication: July 6th, 2020
Wholesale chain will end special shopping for seniors, high-risk customers.
Albertsons Goes Public as Coronavirus Pandemic Upends Grocery Business - WSJ

Albertsons Goes Public as Coronavirus Pandemic Upends Grocery Business

By: Jaewon Kang
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: June 26th, 2020
Safeway, Jewel-Osco owner plans to capitalize on changing shopping behavior.
Target revamps curbside pickup with fresh, frozen grocery options_BI

Target revamps curbside pickup with fresh, frozen grocery options

By: Áine Cain
Source: Business Insider
Date of Publication: June 25th, 2020
Target is boosting its pickup and drive-up capabilities for customers looking to buy groceries on the go.
REI, Macy's, Ulta Beauty, and Gap are reopening stores. Here's how your shopping experience will change.

REI, Macy's, Ulta Beauty, and Gap are reopening stores. Here's how your shopping experience will change.

By: Hayley Peterson
Source: Business Insider
Date of Publication: June 26th, 2020
A description of how different retail stores are implementing new restrictions on shopping