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COVID-19 at Retail

A curated archive of articles and information about the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on shopper behavior and the industry's efforts to respond.

Lowe's Brings New York Fashion Week Home

Lowe's teamed with multiple designers during this year's unconventional New York Fashion Week to spotlight chic and affordable home decor and furnishings available at the home improvement chain.

Survey: Digital Grocery Sales To Hit $250B by 2025

A new shopper survey from Mercatus and Incisiv expects sales of groceries online to account for 21.5% of total grocery sales by 2025, an estimate of $250 billion.

Holiday sales growth this year will largely depend on how much wealthy households spend and how different pandemic-related factors play out, according to Deloitte's annual holiday retail forecast.

The retailer and brand are putting a digital spin on their annual cause effort soliciting hair donations for children suffering from medical hair loss.

As Kroger continues to grow its delivery capabilities, its pickup volume is also experiencing triple-digit growth, with basket sizes larger for pickup vs. in-store orders.

Becoming nimbler and more flexible is vital because it's the pace of change, rather than the changes themselves, that has been so surprising, according to a panel of industry experts speaking at Path to Purchase Institute’s third "Community Gathering."

BJ's Wholesale Club once again tied in to back-to-school cause efforts from manufacturers such as General Mills, but it was its own P-O-P materials that led the seasonal activity this year.

The e-tailer is reportedly testing a concept that would have independent contractors pick products from Whole Foods Market stores and deliver them in their own vehicles as part of its Flex driver program.

H-E-B will deploy equipment and software from Swisslog to support the retailer’s curbside pickup and delivery business.

Two separate studies indicate that retailers are becoming more adept at serving consumers' needs during the pandemic, despite consumers still concerned about a resurgence.

Participants in this year’s first-ever virtual Open Call event could secure a range of deals including supplying hundreds of stores and Sam’s Clubs as well as Walmart.com and Walmart Marketplace.

After a few months of rumblings, the retailer has officially launched CVS Media Exchange (cMx), its new digital media advertising platform, which aims to connect brands with new and existing shoppers through highly targeted content.

ExxonMobil is teaming up with Amazon and Fiserv to deliver voice-enabled payment at more than 11,500 Exxon and Mobil locations.

While the pandemic is not solely responsible for driving contactless payment methods or e-commerce growth, our "new normal" helped accelerate development and frame their direction.

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