While Saks Fifth Avenue, Richard’s and Alice and Oliva were open, many specialty stores such as Rag & Bone, J. Crew, Vince, Joie, Warby Parker, Club Monaco, and Brooks Bros. were still closed.
The open-air shopping center will provide retail to-go curbside pick-up for all retail purchases, and provide curbside restaurant take-out.
The group was unable to discuss markdowns, pricing and promotional cadences since that would have violated anti-trade laws.
The retail sector employs 29 million Americans, according to the National Retail Federation.
Several retailers are implementing reopening strategies as states are easing stay-at-home restrictions.
For Neiman Marcus Group to come out of bankruptcy and survive, industry executives say it must pare down and modernize.
Glenn Close and Jewel are two of the participants in Saks’ digital activities.
The luxury retailer wants to implement buy-now, wear-now merchandising beyond what the pandemic has induced.
Streetwear and sneakers and beauty are the leading categories on the Beyond app.
Saks Fifth Avenue and Hudson’s Bay are donating $1.3 million, and Tapestry is committing $2 million to the COVID-19 relief efforts.
The retailer checks off another box on its Grand Renovation list of spaces.
The hosiery brand, which will celebrate its centenary in 2021, is being relaunched under new leadership and creative direction.