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Now that the U.S. is nearly two months into the COVID-19 pandemic, restaurant owners and managers are taking a step back to say “now what?” as they begin to plan the future of their organizations. Without a doubt, social distancing guidelines put in place by the CDC have forced many restaurants and eateries across the...

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The global COVID-19 pandemic will no doubt be one of the defining moments of 2020, if not the whole decade, with implications of the pandemic that will last long after it slows. Many people and industries are experiencing the effects of the disease, which will begin to factor into how people work and live moving...

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Nearly everyone around the world has been affected by the novel COVID-19 strain of the coronavirus. As many are forced to work and learn from home, the coronavirus has no doubt changed the way we live our lives. Some industries are not so lucky and work in a sector where it is impossible to work...

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To say that we are living in uncertain times is more than an understatement. The global spread of COVID-19 has disrupted daily life for many people across the country, not to mention, across the world. Almost every industry has felt the impact of the pandemic, and this is especially true for the retail sector. These...

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The retail landscape is constantly changing, especially as technology continues to develop. Retailers persistently look for new and exciting ways to engage their customers while setting themselves apart from the competition. Radio frequency identification (RFID) isn’t new by any means, but many retailers across the country are discovering how they can benefit from this technology...

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Despite the concern across the industry that retail is dying, it is in fact a still growing sector. There are over one million retail establishments across the U.S. and retail sales are up, growing almost 4% each year since 2010. Retail in 2010 vs. Retail in 2020 Top 5 retailers in 2010: Walmart (304.96 billion)...

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