Monte-Carlo Fashion Week 2020, the 1.618 Biennale and the OpenMyMed Prize 2020-21 are the latest international events to announce their postponement, while the Milan Furniture Fair has cancelled its 2020 edition.
Amazon.com Inc is offering higher pay to recruit its own warehouse employees to pick and pack Whole Foods groceries amid rising demand and a worker shortage, according to an internal document reviewed by Reuters.
Macy’s Inc said on Monday it would furlough most of its 130,000-strong workforce starting this week as all stores of the department chain operator have been temporarily shut due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Malls giant Hammerson said Monday it has received “a variety of requests for rent deferrals, which we are reviewing on a case-by-case basis” across its properties in the UK, Ireland France and other European countries.
Australia’s Myer Holdings said on Friday it will shut all its stores for four weeks and temporarily shed 10,000 employees, as the spread of coronavirus leaves much of the country confined to their homes.
India’s government had assured e-commerce companies that their operations would not be disrupted amid a nationwide lockdown to fight the coronavirus, but most are facing crippling disruptions after just three days.
The first week of home isolation and closing stores in the UK saw mixed results for e-tail, which slowed by 2.2% year-on-year, even though week-on-week sales accelerated due to stockpiling. But fashion saw a huge plunge.
AMI has become the latest Paris fashion house to contribute to the fight to contain Covid-19., contributing 10% of all online purchases on Amiparis.com to the funding the World Health Organization’s Covid-19 response.