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NACDS issues statement on racism in our nation

NACDS issues statement on racism in our nation

Editor’s note: NACDS president and chief executive officer Steven Anderson has released the following statement to NACDS members on the tragic death of George Floyd and on racism in America: On May 25, George Floyd’s breath was taken from him tragically and senselessly. Many Americans feel that their breath was taken along with his. For

Target commits $10 million and ongoing resources for rebuilding efforts and advancing social justice

Target commits $10 million and ongoing resources for rebuilding efforts and advancing social justice

MINNEAPOLIS —  Target  announced on Friday a $10 million commitment in addition to ongoing resources to advance social justice and support rebuilding and recovery efforts in local communities. “Target stands with Black families, communities and team members. As we face an inflection point in Minneapolis and across the country, we’re listening to our team, guests and communities, committed

NRF issues statement on incidents at retail stores following death of George Floyd

NRF issues statement on incidents at retail stores following death of George Floyd

WASHINGTON – The National Retail Federation issued on Monday  the following statement from president and CEO Matthew Shay regarding incidents involving retail stores across the country following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis: “It is with deep dismay and shared outrage that our communities express their anger and frustration through peaceful protests over the

Walgreens’ Pessina issues statement on George Floyd’s death

Walgreens’ Pessina issues statement on George Floyd’s death

Stefano Pessina, executive vice chairman and chief executive officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance has issued the following statement to customers, store team members and communities across America on the killing of George Floyd and protests that followed: “On behalf of everyone at Walgreens Boots Alliance, we share the sadness and sense of injustice felt by

Protests, violence force store closures over George Floyd killing

Protests, violence force store closures over George Floyd killing

NEW YORK — Target, Walmart and CVS were among the major retailers forced to temporarily close stores over the weekend in the face of ongoing protests across the country. Target is temporarily closing stores in California, Georgia, Minnesota, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. The retailer said in a statement on Sunday that it was prioritizing the rebuilding