8 Fashion & Retail Resources to Access Now

Working from home and self-isolating is a dramatic change for many, but these industry resources will keep you updated and provide helpful insight into moving forward.

March 19, 2020

Working from home and self-isolating is a dramatic change for many; especially in the midst of so much uncertainty. To give you some extra peace of mind, here are 8 industry resources we’re accessing this week to stay updated and for insight on moving forward in our—hopefully temporary—new normal.


LIVEBLOG: Business of Fashion’s Industry Impact coverage Coronavirus
In an age of instantaneous news, Business of Fashion’s live blog provides minute-by-minute updates regarding the progression of COVID-19 and how it’s impacting the industry. Track the post for new information 24/7.

Executive Briefing: COVID 19 – Implications for Business, by McKinsey & Co.
Global consulting firm McKinsey & Co’s “Executive Briefing” details everything businesses need to know about the Coronavirus and its potential implications on their companies. Because the outbreak is spreading rapidly, the briefing is updated as developments are made.

Resources for Retailers: via National Retail Federation
The National Retail Federation is closely monitoring COVID-19 and working with government agencies and health experts to gather new information, updated daily, for retailers and manufacturers on a global and domestic level.

Small Business Guidance: via US Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration provides economic guidance to businesses and employers dealing with the sudden change in production. From loan information to general tips, this list is a helpful reference for companies experiencing the hit.

Podcast: The BoF Podcast: Retail Futurist Doug Stephens on How Coronavirus Will Shift Consumer Behavior
As the Corona Virus pandemic jolts global markets and consumption habits, Business of Fashion’s Imran Amed and retail futurist Doug Stephens discuss the mindset fashion companies should adopt to stay above water.

Chamber of Commerce: Resources to Help Your Small Businesses Survive the Coronavirus
The US Chamber of Commerce had the same idea we did. Their compilation of resources should encourage businesses and provide more tangible ways to navigate through this financial difficulty.

Business of Fashion: A Guide to Protecting Your Business During Coronavirus
Accessible to BoF subscribers only, this guide outlines preventative measures business owners can take to reduce the financial and emotional impact Covid-19 may have on themselves and their companies.

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