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The surprise move follows 500+ venues reopening last weekend as the virus begins to recede.
China Orders Re-Closing Of All Cinemas Nationwide – Deadline
Business • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 3 views •  0 comments • 17 hours ago

After coronavirus closed his movie theater in Fairfax, Va., owner Mark O'Meara had to get creative to keep paying his employees.
Coronavirus: Movie Theater Owner Sells Popcorn to Pay Employees – Variety
Business • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 4 views •  0 comments • 1 day ago

A tidal wave of workers trying to file claims has overwhelmed websites and jammed phone lines at state unemployment agencies.
Record-breaking unemployment claims may be vast undercount - POLITICO
Business • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 4 views •  0 comments • 1 day ago

Uh oh.

The Cheesecake Factory cannot afford to pay April rent for its nearly 300 restaurants because of the hit its business has taken during the coronavirus pandemic.

Cheesecake Factory chairman and CEO David Overton reportedly told landlords in a March 18 letter that a “severe decrease in restaurant traffic” has caused a "tremendous financial blow" amid the COVID-19 outbreak, as many locations have been forced to completely close, while others can only serve take-out and delivery.
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Cheesecake Factory claims it can't pay April rent because of coronavirus pandemic | Fox News
Business • by stephen19 • 63 views •  4 comments • 1 day ago

Endeavor has laid off 250 staffers across its portfolio of businesses, sources told Variety, as coronavirus continues to paralyze Hollywood
Endeavor Lays Off 250 Across Company, Salary Cuts Imminent – Variety
Business • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 2 views •  0 comments • 2 days ago

U.K. broadcaster BBC has put on hold its plans to cut back 450 news staff and save $94 million.
BBC Pauses Staff Cutbacks – Variety
Business • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 3 views •  0 comments • 2 days ago

Democrats voted to oppose motion on the coronavirus stimulus bill, while Dr Anthony Fauci and others warn against scaling back social distancing
Trump wants to reopen US businesses in weeks 'not months' even as deaths rise – as it happened | US news | The Guardian
Business • by Middleman • 63 views •  5 comments • 3 days ago

Disney Plus just put a wealth of Marvel, Star Wars and classic Disney content at your fingertips, which is useful now that everyone is stuck inside for the foreseeable future. If you decide to sign up for the $7 monthly subscription, then use these tips to make sure you’re making the most of what the service and its app have to offer.
How to Get the Most Out of Your Disney Plus Subscription
Business • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 3 views •  0 comments • 3 days ago

In mid-February 2020, the Dow Jones Industrial Average reached nearly 30,000 points, the highest level in its more than 100 year history. And then, the severity and scale of the COVID-19 pandemic came into sharper focus.

Within a week of hitting an all-time high, the DJIA began to tank. So far, the index has lost over 35% of its value, wiping out years of growth in only about a month’s time.
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Business • by just_box • 14 views •  1 comments • 4 days ago

Olive Garden is offering a 'buy one, take one' offer that will get you one hot, ready-to-eat meal and one packed meal that you can save for later. This offer is only available for curb-side pick-up.
Business • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 4 views •  0 comments • 4 days ago

A restaurant near Chicago is experiencing major success after making one crucial adjustment to its menu.

The Beacon Tap, located in Des Plaines, Ill., announced a new deal the week of March 16 — just as restaurants across the country were moving away from in-store service.

In order to encourage customers to dine with them without actually coming inside, the restaurant is now offering a free roll of toilet paper with every delivery or take-out order, WMAQ-TV reports.
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Business • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 6 views •  0 comments • 4 days ago

Zillow said Monday it will temporarily stop buying homes in all 24 markets where it operates in response to public health orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the latest real estate startup to shift how it operates as the disease caused by coronavirus continues to spread.

Zillow said it decided to pause making offers to sellers after several counties and states, including California, Illinois, Louisiana, Ohio, New York and Nevada, implemented emergency orders requiring people to stay home and all non-essential business activities, including some real estate-related activities, to stop.
Business • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 6 views •  0 comments • 4 days ago

United Talent Agency has implemented a company-wide salary cut to avoid layoffs in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
UTA Cuts Salaries Across Company to Avoid Layoffs – Variety
Business • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 2 views •  0 comments • 4 days ago

The fashion chain says it wants to protect the health of employees and customers.
Primark UK stores closing 'until further notice' - BBC News
Business • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 4 views •  0 comments • 5 days ago

In the wake of mass closings due to the coronavirus pandemic, theater owners are pushing Congress to pass a relief bill to avoid bankruptcy.
Theater Owners Pushing for Coronavirus Relief Bill to Avoid Bankruptcy | Collider
Business • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 3 views •  0 comments • 5 days ago

Amazon will raise overtime pay for workers in its US warehouses between March 15th and May 9th, so instead of the usual time-and-a-half workers receive for overtime, warehouse workers will receive double their hourly rate for every overtime hour, the company said.
Amazon to start paying US warehouse workers double time for all overtime hours  - The Verge
Business • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 8 views •  0 comments • 6 days ago

With theaters shut down across the country due to coronavirus, filmmaker Christopher Nolan urges people to support them when they reopen
Christopher Nolan Urges the Country to Keep Movie Theaters Alive – Variety
Business • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 8 views •  0 comments • 6 days ago


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