11:50 a.m. June 10, 2020
- Associated Press
Mall deal worth $3.6 billion implodes as pandemic shakes retail The ongoing pandemic has hurt the retail industryThe nation’s largest mall owner is backing out of a $3.6 billion deal to buy a major rival as the coronavirus pandemic shakes the retail industry.
10:54 a.m. May 18, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global case tally reaches 4.8 million; China’s Xi supports WHO-backed probe of origins of pandemic — once the crisis is over Tesla gets green light to reopen California plant, and investors await earnings from Walmart, Target and AlibabaThe number of cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 rose to 4.8 million on Monday, as Chinese President Xi Jinping said China would support an international investigation of the origins of the pandemic led by the World Health Organization, as soon as the crisis has been brought under control.
4:50 p.m. May 15, 2020
- By Lisa Fickenscher
Self-serve soft drinks off the menu for now at Popeyes, Burger King and Tim HortonsRestaurant Brands says it went looking for potential contagion vectors to address as the coronavirus pandemic continues.