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Impact of Coronavirus on Supply Chain & Factory Workers

By Sydney Badger, Co-founder of Public Habit In recent weeks several major apparel retailers, including Gap, Arcadia Group, Macy’s and J.C. Penney,  have canceled factory orders or delayed payments to suppliers to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on their business. With stores closed and global consumer demand suppressed, they can’t sell ...

Makers Across the Nation Addressing COVID-19 Surgical Mask Shortage

Note: Fabric masks do not offer the same protections as conventional masks. Check with your local hospital to see if they are accepting donations before you take action. Prioritize staying inside during this time.  As the global pandemic known as coronavirus continues to spread, medical professionals are facing shortages of the ...