Author: Andy Polk

DSW announced it will implement sterilization procedures and safety measures as it starts to re-open almost 200 stores in the U.S. and Canada. One example includes any shoe returns or shoes that have been tried on will be taken off of the sales floor to the...

Genesco Inc., the parent of Journeys, provided details on store reopening plans as well as business updates in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Friday, May 1, 2020, Genesco began reopening some stores where state and local officials have allowed malls to operate. The company’s Journeys...

TJX Cos., the parent of TJ Maxx, Marshalls and Sierra Trading, has started to reopen stores with a focus on safety. Associates are being required to wear face masks and social distancing work practices are being implemented. Protective shields have been installed at cash registers and...

Caleres Inc. said it has begun a phased reopening of its Famous Footwear and branded – Allen Edmonds, Naturalizer and Sam Edelman – retail stores in a safe and systematic manner. Recently, Caleres began to reopen retail stores in areas where restrictions have been relaxed or...

Kohl’s Corp has re-opened stores in Arkansas, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Utah in its first steps to re-open stores amid the pandemic. The department store chain’s stores have been closed since March 19. “We will continue to assess these new measures on an ongoing basis and...

Dick’s Sporting Goods has re-opened locations in 23 states with new social distancing guidelines and the retention of curbside pickup. Dick’s said in a statement on its website,” As we reopen our doors in some areas of the country where local guidelines and public health considerations...