A J.C. Penney mall store.

Retail

J.C. Penney Barrels Toward Reopening, Plans For Swift Chapter 11 Exit

The retailer told a bankruptcy court that it plans to fully reopen by early August, and is negotiating rent relief from landlords.

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Sabon in has filed for bankruptcy amid the pandemic.

Financial

Sabon Files for Bankruptcy Citing Coronavirus Pandemic

The New York soap and body care company said its business has been “devastated” by the economic shutdown caused by the pandemic.

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John Barrett

Financial

John Barrett Salon Files for Bankruptcy

The New York salon from the longtime hairstylist only opened last year.

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Retail

Retail Unveil Delays at American Dream

Covid-19 and construction delays are impacting the phased opening of the mega entertainment and retail complex.

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A shopper waits for the doors to open at the Galeries Lafayette flagship on Boulevard Haussmann in Paris.

Retail

Galeries Lafayette Reopens Boulevard Haussmann Flagship

Philippe Houzé, chairman of the board at Galeries Lafayette Group, said it would close loss-making stores in the wake of COVID-19.

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Retail

Neiman Marcus Group Encounters Hurdles in Bankruptcy

Neiman’s has yet to reopen its doors for shopping inside the stores in states where it’s allowed.

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neiman marcus store

Legal

Neiman’s Bankruptcy Puts Spotlight On Mytheresa Transfer

The asset transfer of the online shopping retailer, what some creditors have called Neiman’s “crown jewel,” looms over the proceedings.

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Carrefour SA

Financial

Carrefour CEO Says Omnichannel Approach Helped With Front-Line Efforts

“Our group has become an essential actor for food — a public service,” said ceo Alexandre Bompard.

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salons barbershops closed in California amid coronavirus

Technology

L.A. County Approved to Reopen Hair Salons, Barbershops

Nail salons are still excluded, but L.A. is moving fast toward reopening of hair salons, barbershops, even restaurants amid the coronavirus.

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Hearst Tower

Media

Hearst Union Election Will Take Place in July

This comes after Hearst gave the green light to staffers to vote from home during the pandemic.

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Minnesota State Police protect a Target Store, in St. Paul, Minn. Violent protests over the death of George Floyd, the black man in police custody broke out in Minneapolis for a second straight night Wednesday, with protesters in a standoff with officers outside a police precinct and looting of nearby storesMinneapolis Police Death, St. Paul, United States - 28 May 2020

Retail

Target Closes 47 Stores in Response to Looting and Riots in Minneapolis

Target was among the area businesses in the Twin Cities that looters broke into.

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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 14:  A view of guests attending the Ellie Awards 2019 at Brooklyn Steel on March 14, 2019 in New York City.  (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for ASME)

Media

The New York Times Magazine Wins Big at the Virtual Ellies

Most winners did not get their moment in the spotlight as there were no acceptance speeches, with the exception of Esquire’s David Granger, who was inducted into the hall of fame.

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Harper's Bazaar and Elle's 2019 September issues.

Media

September Issues Will Be Exactly What They Say on the Cover This Year

Magazine publishers are pushing back the newsstand release date of the most important issue of the year to September instead of August due to the coronavirus.

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Coupole of the Galeries Lafayette Haussmann flagship

Retail

Galeries Lafayette Cleared to Open Haussmann Store on May 30

The department store will offer discounts of up to 50 percent.

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Datalogic

Technology

Datalogic Makes Investment in AWM Smart Shelf

The deal positions Datalogic for growth into new technology areas.

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Shopping on the first day of reopening of the clothing stores after the lockdown due to the Coronavirus emergency in Milan, Italy, 18 May 2020. Several countries around the world have started to ease COVID-19 lock-down restrictions in an effort to restart their economies and help people in their daily routines after the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.Coronavirus in Italy, Phase 2, Milan - 18 May 2020

Retail

Stimulus Checks Fuel U.S. Retail Sales but Global Picture Remains Dim

Consumers new to online shopping are helping to drive sales.

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Donald Trump

Technology

Donald Trump’s War on Twitter Is Now Official

Twitter’s fact-checking of the president of the United States has led to a new executive order targeting social media companies.

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Antoine Arnault

Media

Antoine Arnault ‘Not Very Optimistic’ About Fall Fashion Shows

The LVMH executive also predicted the demise of cruise super-productions in exotic locales.

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Healthcare workers applaud in tribute to all those in the fight against the Coronavirus in hospitals and medical centers.Applause for health care workers, New York, USA - 08 Apr 2020

Business Features

Congresswoman Calls for Bill to Ensure Domestic PPE Manufacturing

Maloney’s initiatives are also designed to help support domestic manufacturing.

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McArthurGlen outlet in Vancouver

Retail

McArthurGlen Reopens Europe, Gives Brands a Break on Rent

The designer outlet operator said more than 90 percent of stores are trading once again.

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Louvre Museum closed, following the confinement announcements by French government, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the streets of Paris are empty, monuments, stores and public gardens closed on March 19 2020 in ParisCoronavirus outbreak, Paris, France - 22 Mar 2020

Government and Trade

France Continues to Lift Lockdown

Parks, museums, restaurants and bars will begin opening next week.

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Abercrombie & Fitch

Retail

A&F ‘Slightly’ Beats Expectations, Net Drops

By the end of June, the youth specialty retailer expects to have about 90 percent of its stores reopened.

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