Whether they have been operating throughout the pandemic as essential retailers or non-essential retailers in the process of reopening stores, the vast majority (75%) of retailers responding to a recent survey are prioritizing compliance with local health and safety requirements. While 67% are focused on enabling effective employee communications, 63% are primarily concerned with optimizing store operations

Nine out of 10 retailers, both essential and non-essential, expect store associates will be required to wear PPE (personal protective equipment) such as gloves and face masks, and 70% of essential retailers already check or expect to check the health of employees before they report to work.

Learn more about how retailers are changing their operating procedures during the pandemic in this infographic from Retail Zipline.