Curbside Pickup Soars 

More consumers than ever are using the contactless service, and the pace isn’t expected to abate. By NACS Online // April 29, 2020 SAN JOSE, Calif.—The number of online orders for at-store pickup by customers jumped 208% between April 1 and 20 compared with a year earlier, according to Adobe Analytics, CNBC reports. U.S. online sales surged…

COVID-19 Update: PPE Delivery, Employee Face- Covering Exceptions, Criminal Justice Grants, Class of 2020 Graduation

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // April 29, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.   PPE DELIVERY: Governor DeWine announced today that the state of Ohio has shipped 4.1 million pieces of personal…

Mental health support for your employees

By Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan COVID-19 not only has physical and economic effects; it also impacts mental health. In the last few weeks alone, 63% of people surveyed said they were depressed, anxious or both, according to a McKinsey consumer survey.* The following mental health care virtual options are available from the comforts…

Grocer Checks Shoppers’ Temperatures

It’s one more way to help curb COVID-19, Connecticut grocery chain says By NACS Online // April 16, 2020 WOODBURY, Conn.—Numerous retailers are taking employees’ temperatures before they go on duty, NACS Daily has reported, but a Connecticut grocery has joined a smattering of retailers that also are checking shoppers’ temperatures  before they enter stores. LaBonne’s of Woodbury,…

Economist Sees Quick Rebound for U.S. Economy

Pent-up demand, low interest rates could fuel resurgence when businesses reopen, SOI speaker said April 16, 2020 By Angel Abcede // CSP Magazine ALEXANDRIA, Va.—While historic job losses and the current unprecedented recession in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic are real-life concerns for Americans, a resurgence of economic activity on the other end as…