Clinical Leaders Behind Walmart’s Health Strategy Depart

By Staff
Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:01 AM It’s never good to see this kind of executive-level turnover. That’s going to be hard to recapture if Walmart hopes to reboot their health clinics and grow them down the road. … I’ve long been excited by what Walmart’s doing to reinvent primary care and hope that this is a pause in the journey, not an abrupt and disappointing ending.

Overall Shopper Anxiety Drops 10% But Safety Concerns and Financial Stress Still Linger

By Staff
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 12:01 AM We expect there to be a shift to more discretionary spending, and retail will be a benefactor of that. When you think of what people were spending money on during pandemic, it was groceries, health and other needs that needed taking care of. Now we’ve seen anxiety levels shift, and there has been a corresponding uptick in intention to spend on apparel, restaurants, travel—leisure-type activities, as you might expect.

Would You Get a COVID-19 Vaccine From Your Dentist? 'Drillers and Fillers' Fight Pandemic

By Staff
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12:01 AM We used to be drillers and fillers. Now we’re looking at the overall health of an individual.

Macy’s CEO Says Company Is Already Benefiting From Vaccinations and Stimulus Checks

By Staff
Monday, April 5, 2021 12:01 AM We’re still taking a conservative view to this year. We’re more conservative in the front half than the back half, but it’s positive momentum that we’re bringing into this quarter with us.

How Did You Qualify?’ For the Young and Vaccinated, Rude Questions and Raised Eyebrows

By Staff
Friday, April 2, 2021 12:01 AM The sooner we get to vaccinating everyone, I think this question of ‘Oh, what qualified you?’ will stop. Once that goes away, hopefully, these barriers will break down, and people won’t keep asking these very personal questions.

As Mask Mandates Lift, Retail Workers Again Feel Vulnerable

By Staff
Thursday, April 1, 2021 12:01 AM Please, please, don’t let me have to wait on them, because in my heart I don’t want to ignore them, I don’t want to refuse them. But then I’m thinking I don’t want to get sick and die, either. It’s not that people are bad, but you don’t know who they’ve come into contact with.

New Trade Representative Says U.S. Isn’t Ready to Lift China Tariffs

By Staff
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:01 AM I have heard people say, ‘Please just take these tariffs off.’ Yanking off tariffs [could harm the economy unless the change is] communicated in a way so that the actors in the economy can make adjustments.

Krispy Kreme CEO Defends Free Doughnuts Offer to Those Vaccinated

By Staff
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 12:01 AM We’re a sweet treat company… If folks don’t want to visit a doughnut shop, they don’t have to.

Krispy Kreme Offers Free Glazed Donut to Those Who Show Covid Vaccine Card

By Staff
Monday, March 29, 2021 12:01 AM Providing free Original Glazed doughnuts to those who get vaccinated is just another gesture that we hope sweetens people’s lives as the country accelerates to put this virus behind us.

The Return of Neighborhood Retail and Other Surprising Real Estate Trends

By Staff
Friday, March 26, 2021 12:01 AM We believe that major cities will continue to attract knowledge workers and top talent post-pandemic, though we expect remote work to become an increasingly critical component to the work economy, meaning that there will be increased flexibility in terms of time spent in the office versus elsewhere.

Health Care’s Retail Revolution

By Staff
Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:01 AM It used to be that brand name wasn’t terribly important for health care providers. … But as care becomes virtually scalable and digitized, brand might become more important. If you can use any provider around the world on your phone, will you want to use the one down the street?

The Biggest Benefit of Returning to the Office Is Internal Competition

By Staff
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 12:01 AM Right now, in corporations around the globe, working-group committees are focusing in hard on one of [the] positive unintended consequences [of working in an office]. The problem these squads have been tasked with solving is how and in what order to get people back to the office. That has forced them to confront a tricky question: once the pandemic is over, what makes working at the office superior to working from home?

Taking Care of Your Eyes in the Golden Age of Screen Time

By Staff
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 12:01 AM There is mounting evidence that supports blue light’s contribution to photoaging, including wrinkles, skin laxity and hyperpigmentation or brown spots. …. The more time we spend on our devices, the worse off our skin might be.

NFL’s Media Deals Bring Thursday Night Football to Amazon, Super Bowl to ABC

By Staff
Monday, March 22, 2021 12:01 AM They are going to find new ways to reach fans and change the way people watch football.