Retail sales saw a revised 8.3 percent drop in March amid COVID-19 shutdowns, followed by a revised record 14.7-percent plunge in April. As businesses gradually reopened across the nation, retail sales increased by a revised 18.2 percent in May, followed by a revised 8.4 percent growth in June. … [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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Transport, however, remains a major hurdle for bringing visitors back to city centres. London’s tubes and buses are still relatively quiet, but many people equate public transport with being crammed cheek by jowl with strangers in a way that defies any sort of social distancing. … [Read more...] about ‘It’s the worst I’ve ever seen’: London’s West End struggles to bounce back
White, who pledged to improve the retailer’s diversity when she took over, so that it better reflected its customers, said: “The John Lewis Partnership was formed with equality for all at its very heart and we know we still have work to do to become a more diverse and inclusive workplace.” … [Read more...] about John Lewis criticised for lack of diversity in top ranks