Yelp data shows 60% of business closures due to the coronavirus pandemic are now permanent

Yelp on Wednesday released its latest Economic Average Report, revealing business closures across the U.S. are increasing as a result of the coronavirus. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Transmission of the virus among children may have been low due to stay-at-home orders and school closures. But now schools are reopening.

Health experts say children make up more than 7% of all coronavirus cases in the US — while comprising about 22% of the country’s population — and the number and rate of child cases have been “steadily increasing” from March … Read more…

Plush Toys, Jewelry and Dance Lessons: How Broadway Workers Are Hustling Amid COVID-19 Pandemic Closures

(NEW YORK) — Broadway seamstress Amy Micallef hasn’t put her talent on hold while theaters are shut. She’s been making plush toys—unusual plush toys. Micallef, who has worked in the wardrobe departments of “Hamilton,” “Waitress” and “Frozen,” makes gleeful representations … Read more…

China’s Cinema Operators Lament As Top Government Body Pushes Prolonged Closures

China’s top administrative body has officially “recommended” that cinemas and other entertainment venues remain closed for the foreseeable future due to coronavirus concerns. That spells continued trouble for Chinese cinemas, even as other business sectors get back to work. China’s … Read more…

Ralph Lauren, Abercrombie & Fitch furlough retail associates as coronavirus store closures continue

The two iconic American fashion companies have announced that they are joining many of their industry peers and implementing furloughs of retail associates and corporate salary cuts, among other measures. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Tapestry extends store closures, boosts financial flexibility on ramped up Covid-19 relief effort

The company is working to support its staff, contribute to pandemic relief efforts, and boost its financial flexibility by drawing down from its revolving credit facility, suspending its quarterly cash dividend and more. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Coronavirus Theater Closures In U.S./Canada Hit 3K As Alamo Drafthouse & Others Go Dark: “This News…Is Devastating”

The number of movie theaters closing today in U.S. and Canada went from around 200 this morning to well past 3K locations tonight according to sources. Alamo Drafthouse has just shuttered all their corporate-owned sites and all but one-franchise owned … Read more…

Nigeria’s border closures place further strain on a burdened economy, experts warn

Nigeria has shut down its land borders, restricting trade and further compounding an uncertain outlook for Africa's largest economy. Top News & Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…