NRF – Guidance For Re-Opening Stores

By | April 28, 2020
NRF covid resources

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Operation Open Doors РPath to Reopen Retail, led by NRF and Seyfarth LLP, is providing guidance and tools that NRF members can use as they navigate opening stores after this international health crisis. Areas for guidance on gradual reopenings include logistics, social distancing and safety issues, and how to bring employees back to the workforce.

Operation Open Doors Checklist

Explore the Operation Open Doors Checklist, an outline of key topics to consider as retailers seek to reopen operations. The checklist and select other Operation Open Doors resources will be available to the public for a limited time before they become members-only resources. Click here more information about NRF membership.

Resource Downloads

Resources are being developed in the following areas. Check back often for the latest additions.

    • COVID-19 Logistics
      Access to property (including mall and landlord issues), inventory cleaning and management, protocols for soft openings, obtaining cleaning supplies and PPE
    • COVID-19 Returning Employees ‚Äď Legal Issues
      How to bring people back from furlough and layoffs, and surrounding legal issues


  • COVID-19 Liability Issues
    Negligence, workforce laws, state and local laws of which to be aware

These resources are being developed by a broad mix of retail brands and professionals. If you would like to be involved, please sign up here.

Author: Staff Writer

Craig Keefner is the editor and author for Kiosk Association and kiosk industry. With over 30 years in the industry and experience in large and small kiosk solutions, Craig is widely considered to be an expert in the field. Major kiosk projects for him include Verizon Bill Pay kiosk and hundreds of others.