Monday, January 25, 2021 10:18 AM
One conference does this, one conference does that. The CDC says this. Everybody is confused. I'm confused. I'm uncomfortable coaching. I understand, COVID is real. I've had it—come talk to me sometime. But I don't know ... all the calls and procedures, that's gonna go on and make it unusual, uncomfortable for every program. We're no different at Baylor.
Thursday, January 21, 2021 10:15 AM
I wasn’t really thinking of him as an energetic young guy, but the fact that he rides his Peloton for exercise means to me that he has more energy than I thought he did.
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:15 AM
Masks and social distancing will need to continue into the foreseeable future—until we have some level of herd immunity. Masks and distancing are here to stay.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 10:15 AM
It's an open question whether downtown shopping corridors will recover, considering that working from home could remain an option for many workers even after the pandemic subsides. What's more certain is that yet more malls are destined to falter, even some at the high end … The troubles have ushered in an unprecedented level of cooperation between landlords and their retail tenants, which could provide retailers with flexibility to serve customers in their ideal locations, wherever those may be.
Thursday, January 14, 2021 10:12 AM
[Drugstores], as an industry, have all been trying to figure out ‘What do we need to do to pivot our strategy, so that we don’t become the next Radio Shack?’
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 10:12 AM
There are a lot of rich people who’ve saved a lot of money and really want to spend it. Is that going to be enough to make up for all the business that has been lost? No, but it’s going to look like a faster recovery.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:09 AM
Cronyism and connections have no place in the rollout of this vaccine. If we don’t do this right, the consequences could be quite catastrophic, so it’s really critical that people be hypersensitive to the rules of the game.
Monday, January 11, 2021 10:06 AM
Macy’s is committed to rightsizing our store fleet by concentrating our existing retail locations in desirable and well-trafficked A and B malls. To that end, we announced several store closures (Jan. 5) that align to the guidance we provided in February 2020. These closures bring us closer to achieving the right mix of mall-based stores.
Friday, January 8, 2021 10:03 AM
Mall operators may be in for a rude awakening in 2021 and beyond as it’s not just the obvious suspects declaring bankruptcy—on the contrary, some of the healthiest retailers around will be negotiating better real estate deals and shrinking footprints.
Thursday, January 7, 2021 10:00 AM
The safety and efficacy of the vaccine has not been evaluated on different dosing schedules as the majority of trial participants received the second dose within the window specified in the study design. There is no data to demonstrate that protection after the first dose is sustained after 21 days.
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 11:03 AM
Following a continued shakeout among retailers, the future retail landscape will consist of retailers with a solid financial footing, plus those that have shown resilience. Although consumer choice will likely be reduced due to the disappearance of many regional and mom-and-pop stores that provided local flavor, we are optimistic that a healthier retail industry will flourish once again and that new shops will be attracted to emerge and enliven the industry.
Tuesday, January 5, 2021 11:00 AM
Haven worked best as an incubator of ideas, a place to pilot, test and learn—and a way to share best practices across our companies. Our learnings have been invaluable.
Sunday, January 3, 2021 1:10 PM
Retail has also had a lot of change. [Some companies might be looking to bring in someone] from the outside, with different spirits. Women tend to be socialized to have more empathy, and more collaboration—interpersonal skills that are really important characteristics.
Monday, December 28, 2020 2:20 PM
It is critically important those working in our nation’s stores, distribution centers, warehouses and throughout the retail ecosystem are among the early recipients of the COVID-19 vaccine. We cannot lose sight of the importance of keeping them and the consumers they serve safe from this deadly disease.
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 11:08 AM
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