Tag: retail sales

Students prefer in-person to online shopping

A recent informal survey on campus revealed that out of a group of 25 students, all 25 would rather shop in person than online for a variety of reasons.

Most La Verne students plan to sit out Black Friday madness

Black Friday, Nov. 24, is just around the corner. For consumers, the unofficial holiday is an opportunity to get ahead on their holiday shopping and take advantage of cheap priced items that would otherwise be expensive. 

California becomes first state to require gender-neutral toy aisles

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a bill, AB-1084 into law, which requires large retailers to provide gender-neutral toy sections. California is the first state to adopt such a law.

Students lean toward online shopping this holiday season

As the holiday shopping season draws closer and coronavirus cases go up, University of La Verne students are considering how to tackle gift shopping.

Commentary: I didn’t set out to be an essential worker

Usually grocery store workers hear “thank you” after helping someone find those hidden spices or something from the back. Now I’m greeted daily with “Thank you for helping everyone” during the current circumstances.

Essential workers deserve essential pay – every day

As essential grocery workers are spending their time ringing customers up, restocking the shelves and working through this pandemic, many of them have been receiving additional pay – sometimes called “hero pay” – to compensate for the health risks they have had to take on the job over the past weeks. 

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