Uncertain families gear up for at-home learning.
NRF: “Masks can protect the health and well-being of customers, associates and partners during the coronavirus pandemic.”
Imports at major U.S. retail container ports are expected to remain significantly below last year’s levels into this fall.
However, ‘no one has a crystal ball,’ Jack Kleinhenz said.
The numbers are still below last year.
NRF chief economist says it is too soon to say how quickly or smoothly the nation’s economy will recover.
Crate and Barrel CEO Neela Montgomery will discuss how retailers are leaning into ecommerce among other things.
The economic recovery will be gradual and retailers will adjust the amount of merchandise they import, according to NRF.
It could “take several months to assess the full consequences and project a path forward.”
Retail sales saw their biggest drop on record in March, and April is expected to be worse.
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