KHD Buzz – Amazon Exec Quits in Protest of Worker Treatment, Stores Begin to Reopen and More

KHD Buzz – Amazon Exec Quits in Protest of Worker Treatment, Stores Begin to Reopen and More

May 12, 2020 Off By Koehler Home Decor

Amazon Exec Quits Over Company’s COVID-19 Employee Firings

Tim Bray, an Amazon VP and one of the brains behind Amazon’s cloud computing arm, quit last week in protest of the company’s firing of ‘whistleblowers’ who exposed their poor response to COVID-19 safety. Read More

J. Crew is the First Big COVID-19 Retail Victim

Former casual clothing giant J. Crew was in trouble before the pandemic hit, but as they filed for bankruptcy last week, COVID-19 may have sunk it for good. Read More

Bricks and Mortar Stores Filling Up As They Reopen

As more states ease their lockdown restrictions and ‘non-essential’ stores begin to reopen customers are returning, and returning in good numbers, according to a report from data firm Unacast. Read More

Gap Being Sued Over Unpaid Rent

Gap store.

Gap did not pay the rent on its Manhattan flagship store in March or April, according a lawsuit filed by their landlord, something that highlights the struggles that even large retailers are facing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

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