Economists have warned that the delay in reaching a deal on the much-needed fiscal rescue package, coupled with a resurgence in COVID-19 cases -- which have hindered some states' reopening efforts -- could undermine the prospect of economic recovery. Enditem … [Read more...] about U.S. retail sales edge up 1.2 pct in July amid resurgence of COVID-19 cases
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Mouhammad says police were just a block away when his landlord and several workers called 911 to report that people were trying to break into the store. He says Chicago police officers arrived about a half hour after the store had already been emptied. … [Read more...] about Chicago convenience store ransacked twice since May
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“Office workers are essential,” said Ros Morgan, chief executive of the Heart of London Business Alliance, which represents 500 retail, cultural and hospitality businesses between Leicester Square and Piccadilly, “I do worry about how long the West End can last without them. We are having conversations about how we can encourage employers to bring their workers back.” … [Read more...] about ‘It’s the worst I’ve ever seen’: London’s West End struggles to bounce back
Overall, 13.7% of John Lewis workers identify as being from a black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) background, in line with the 14% in the UK’s general population. But those staff members tend to be represented in the lower ranks, with nearly 17% of the group’s lowest paid staff from a minority ethnic background compared with 3% in the top four management levels. … [Read more...] about John Lewis criticised for lack of diversity in top ranks