A new set of service-call guidelines endorsed by the BrandSource Service Committee has been posted on YourSourceNews.com.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC):
The federal government’s chief destination for COVID-19 information, plus guidance for businesses and employers.
• COVID-19 Page
Resources for Businesses/Employers
• FAQ and 14-day Monitoring Worksheet
World Health Organization (WHO):
A FAQ page from the United Nations’ global healthcare agency.
• Q&A on Coronavirus
Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA):
Downloadable PDFs on steps businesses can take to help ensure employee safety.
• Guidance for Preparing Workplaces
• Prevent Worker Exposure
U.S. Department Of Labor:
What businesses need to know to remain in compliance with federal work rules.
• Family & Medical Leave Act Q&A
• Fair Labor Standards Q&A
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA):
How to apply for low-interest disaster loans and measures for reducing workplace exposure.
• Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources
• Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program Info
The Senate is considering a bi-partisan proposal to change how and when Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans could be spent.
No doubt dealers’ transactional websites kept their businesses going during the state-mandated lockdowns.
Whether by choice or government stipulation, most BrandSource members have implemented safety measures to help prevent customers and staff from contracting coronavirus.
Frictionless transactions are the goal of all e-commerce sites, and a new on-the-spot consumer credit program from AVB can help make members’ online sales downright seamless while giving them payment parity with national chains.
Got an appointment? You can now add appliance sales associate to the list that includes your doctor, your barber, your accountant and your dog groomer.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) and the U.S. Treasury Department have released an 11-page application for borrowers seeking loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
Rule No. 1 of marketing, and retail in particular, seems to always be the same: If something works, then run it until you beat the snot out of it and watch it die.
JCPenney’s lenders are giving the bankrupt retailer two months to come up with an acceptable turnaround plan or face either a sale of the business or liquidation.
Although everyone is surely stir-crazy at best by weeks of mandatory lockdowns, consumers are still leery about resuming their pre-COVID lifestyles even after stay-at-home orders are eased.