Webinar

Enhance Your Cleaning Standards and Protocols and Gain Customer Confidence

As consumers continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, their concern about store safety and cleanliness will be a determining factor in their decision to visit certain locations. A recent report from management consultants at McKinsey & Company stated that store cleanliness is the second most important driver for shoppers switching from their primary store. As…
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COVID-19 Food Industry Impacts

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on more change in the food retailing industry in the last three months than it has in the past decade – and more change is anticipated. Deemed as essential industries to the nation’s infrastructure, stakeholders throughout the supply chain are feeding families, creating new distribution channels and adapting to shifting…
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COVID-19 OSHA Recordkeeping and Reporting: What You Need to Know

There are myriad workplace safety and health implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the newly updated OSHA regulatory obligations for recordkeeping that employers must meet. And with thousands of worker claims made to OSHA involving COVID-19, the agency issued an updated enforcement guidance for onsite inspections. Eric Conn and Aaron Gelb from NGA’s Labor and…
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PPP Loan Forgiveness

The Small Business Administration has set criteria for loan forgiveness for PPP loans when used for payroll, mortgage, rent and utilities expenses.  Robert Graybill, President and CEO, FMS Solutions will review the steps for calculating the amount of a PPP loan eligible for forgiveness so that you can maximize the amount of loan forgiveness.  Register…
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The 2020 COVID Recession: the new type of shock

“This time is different.” The statement has been used so often in describing the possibility of a business downturn that it was used as an ironic book title (in 2009). In a world in which the government and individual action consciously shut down much of the economy—and in which some people are being paid not…
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Doing Business in the “New Normal” Post COVID-19

As the coronavirus pandemic wears on, some states are starting to ease restrictions, allowing businesses to reopen. As an essential business, supermarkets have remained open throughout the crisis, adapting operations on the fly to the dictates of social distancing and enhanced safety and sanitation procedures. Consumers are not expected to immediately or entirely revert back…
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Leading Retailers Share COVID-19 Ecommerce Best Practices

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of online grocery shopping, bringing a surge of first-time users of delivery and curbside pickup services. What does this mean for the long term? Panelists will discuss their efforts to keep up with the increased demand of the past weeks, steps they’ve taken to boost their ecommerce fulfillment…
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Webinar: SNAP Online Update for Independent Grocers

The SNAP Online pilot program is currently up and running in Alabama, Iowa, New York, Oregon, Washington, and most recently Nebraska. Due to the current circumstances related to COVID-19, USDA is allowing other States to apply to participate in the program. California, Arizona, Idaho and Florida were recently added to the pilot program. This means…
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NGA Membership Orientation

Interested in learning how to get the most out of your NGA membership? As a member of NGA, you and your associates will have access to a vast range of benefits and resources specifically tailored to the independent supermarket channel to help you grow your business and prepare for future shifts in the marketplace. Please…
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