Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Is Anyone Still Shopping for Clothes During the Coronavirus?

The Wall Street Journal
The disruptive reality of the coronavirus has catalyzed an unprecedented wave of retail store closures around the country, following similar closures throughout China and then Europe. As more states shutter “non-essential” business, companies like Nordstrom, Nike, Macy’s, Patagonia, Ralph Lauren, Apple, Calvin Klein, J. Crew, Adidas, Tommy Hilfiger, Gucci, Saint Laurent have closed their physical locations. For now most companies are hoping ecommerce can carry them through this turbulent time, and in some cases are sweetening the pot with discount codes or by offering free shipping.. . . more