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As ‘Essential’ Retailers, Target and Walmart Spend Nearly $1B on Staffers

COVID-19 recovery is on the horizon but the pandemic's impact on sustainability, retail, product development and consumer buying patterns means the denim industry must evolve. Join Rivet on April 20th at 11 am ET for the COVID, One Year Later roundtable.

Two titans of retail are throwing money at the pandemic problem. On Thursday, Walmart said it will hand out cash bonuses to hourly associates totaling more than $365 million in April, adding that it plans to hire another 150,000 temporary employees through May. These will be temporary positions at first but Walmart said many could…

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