IGA Alert

Your COVID-19 crisis resource center.

Using insights from trusted industry sources and our retailers' experiences, IGA is presenting information and resources that will help retailers prepare for the ongoing spread of the pandemic within the U.S. and other countries. Please check back frequently for the latest updates about the disease and its impact on independent retailing.

U.S. Supreme Court Stays Vaccine And Testing Mandate

The Court ruled to suspend enforcement of OSHA's COVID-19 vaccination and testing Emergency Temporary Standard.

Per NGA, "The court’s ruling takes some pressure off independent community grocers, who already face daunting staffing challenges amid a nationwide labor shortage."

Click the button to read NGA's full response to the ruling and what it means for independent grocers. 

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Coronavirus Resource Center

Find insider information from IGA News on COVID-19 and its impact on independent retailing, as well as employee- and shopper-facing resources.


State & Local Resources

As state and local governments continuously roll out new regulations, find the most recent policies applicable to your location on this dashboard.  



How does COVID continue to impact independent grocers?

During the October 26, 2021 IGA Global Rally, we covered the most important topics facing independent grocers today, including: 

  • Shopper behaviors in the new normal
  • Solutions for hiring during—and after—the pandemic
  • Proven, data-backed tools for driving incremental sales
  • Manufacturing & service provider insights
  • And much more!

Watch the Rally in its entirety or catch a few sessions via the link below.

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