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Gap, H&M team up to tackle violence towards staff

FILE PHOTO: People walk past an H&M store in a shopping area in Beijing, China, March 28, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo
Twelve retailers including Gap and H&M have teamed up on a campaign to tackle abuse towards retail staff in the US. Nonprofits Open to All and Hollaback as well as the Retail Industry Leaders Association are spearheading the campaign as a result of increased aggression towards shop workers during the pandemic.  Participating retailers will display QR codes in stores allowing customers to sign a pledge of support and a toolkit has been created to show customers how they can help in the e