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5:47 a.m. Oct. 9, 2020 - By Sally French
6 things you should add to your pandemic travel kit Because you may have to wee in the woods and who knows what elseBesides your mask and hand sanitizer, here are several less obvious items you may want to bring.
8:18 a.m. July 25, 2020 - By Tonya Garcia
Coca-Cola plans to cut ‘zombie brands’ from its portfolio The beverage company has already nixed OdwallaCoca-Cola is cutting brands that aren’t at the core of its business, with Odwalla already coming to an end.
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.
5:29 a.m. May 24, 2020 - By Jillian Berman
Colleges balance student safety with falling revenues during coronavirus — here’s how universities will be transformed in the fall Many colleges are likely avoiding big pronouncements about their plans as a way to sustain enrollment, one consultant saidMany colleges are likely avoiding big pronouncements about their plans as a way to sustain enrollment, one consultant said.
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.
4:28 a.m. May 18, 2020 - By Tonya Garcia
Children's Place issues sales warning, will reopen stores across 10 states on TuesdayChildren's Place Inc. said Monday that it sales for the first quarter fell 38% to $254 million, below the FactSet consensus of $303 million for the quarter. The children's apparel retail says digital demand surged 400% through May 16, and as of late April, the company has used 85% of its stores to fulfill orders. Children's Place is scheduled to announce first-quarter earnings on June 11. The company has $72 million in cash and equivalents, no long-term debt and $235 million outstanding on its $360 million revolving credit facility. The company will reopen stores across 10 states on Tuesday, including Idaho, Mississippi and both North and South Dakota. More than 40% of the company's stores are in states that have not been authorized for reopening. Stores that do reopen will take measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus including reduced store hours, partitions at checkout and temporary closures of restrooms, fitting rooms and water fountains. Children's Place stock was up 2.8% in Monday premarket trading, but has plunged nearly 71% over the last year. The S&P 500 index is up 0.2% for the past 12 months.
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.
4:49 p.m. May 15, 2020 - By Tonya Garcia
Popeyes ‘immune’ to coronavirus as Restaurant Brands reopens dining rooms Popeyes sales grew 32.3% in the first-quarter despite the spread of COVID-19Restaurant Brands’ Popeyes bounced back after sales fell due to coronavirus, offsetting declines from Burger King and Tim Hortons.
4:22 a.m. May 15, 2020 - By Heather Haddon
McDonald’s guide to reopening restaurants includes touchless sinks The fast-food giant is making lots of changes to ready its restaurants for customers amid the coronavirus pandemicMcDonald’s has released a guide and is making lots of changes to its restaurants in preparation for reopening to customers amid COVID-19.
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