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Poll finds that 80% of Canadians want the US-Canada border to stay closed for the rest of the year, as the coronavirus pandemic rages on in the US

Reuters/Jason Redmond A poll found that eight out of ten Canadians want the US-Canada border to stay closed until at least the end of 2020, the BBC reported.  Canadians are reporting US license plates to federal police.  Those who a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 14th, 2020

Future of malls in question as coronavirus could close thousands of stores

An estimated 25,000 shops could close permanently this year in the aftermath of stay-at-home orders that have forced businesses to remain closed for months amid the peak of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report published on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 17th, 2020

: 60% of Yelp businesses that closed during the pandemic will stay shut permanently, report finds

Business closure rates have been highest in metropolitan areas like Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco, where rent tends to be high and more stringent health protocols have been put in place compared to suburban and rural regions......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 17th, 2020

Half of Chicago households report serious financial problems during the COVID-19 pandemic, NPR-Harvard poll finds

Half of Chicago households reported facing serious financial problems, many of them Black and Latino families, caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a poll of more than 3,400 respondents in four major U.S. cities publishe.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneSep 9th, 2020

U.S. orders eviction moratorium for most through year’s end

The Trump administration announced an order Tuesday to bar evictions for most renters for the rest of the year as the nation grapples with the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 2nd, 2020

Rolls-Royce says demand for luxury cars is recovering

The chief executive of Rolls-Royce said demand for his company's luxury cars is rebounding, helped by sales in Asia, and he is optimistic about the outlook for next year after the coronavirus pandemic hit consumer confidence and closed dealerships......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 2nd, 2020

Idealogy Marketing + Design sells office, opts to stay remote

The 23-year-old firm dropped its office space not entirely due to the coronavirus but as a result of changes to the marketing industry before the global pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 10th, 2020

Roku posts huge second quarter amid stay-at-home orders

Roku posted a monster second quarter amid the coronavirus pandemic as 43 million people watched 14.6 billion hours of television on its platform, a 65% increase over this time last year. .....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 5th, 2020

Economic Report: Trade deficit falls 7.5% in June, but imports and exports still way below year-ago levels

The U.S. trade deficit fell by 7.5% in June after a partial rebound in exports, but the flow of cross-border transactions remained depressed by the global coronavirus pandemic and are still a sore spot for the economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 5th, 2020

Verizon revenue drops as pandemic slows phone shopping

Verizon, which temporarily closed its retail stores as the coronavirus pandemic spread across the U.S., said its device-upgrade rate fell to 3.7% from 4.3% a year earlier......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 24th, 2020

From closed rest areas to drive-thru testing limitations, truck drivers face rough road during coronavirus pandemic

Long-haul drivers face closed rest stops.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 24th, 2020

From closed rest areas to drive-through testing limitations, truck drivers face rough road during coronavirus pandemic

Long-haul drivers face closed rest stops.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 24th, 2020

If you"re considering taking a gap year during the coronavirus pandemic, here are 3 ways to make the most of it

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images College students are considering a gap year as campuses prepare to remain closed this fall. Universities are dedicating resources to o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 17th, 2020

Nasdaq overtakes NYSE in IPOs this year amid coronavirus pandemic, WSJ reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJun 8th, 2020

Homebuyers warm up to virtual home touring, survey finds

Among the real estate industry changes prompted by the coronavirus pandemic, virtualizing the processes of buying and selling could be here to stay going forward.  A recent LendingTree survey of just over 1,000 prospective homebuyers found more.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 6th, 2020

Most consumers trust food safety, supply chain during pandemic, poll finds

More than three-quarters of U.S. consumers have confidence the food they’re purchasing and eating amid the coronavirus pandemic is safe. That’s according to the International Food Information Council, which examined the pandemic’s effect.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 6th, 2020

Home buyers warm up to virtual home touring, survey finds

Among the real estate industry changes prompted by the coronavirus pandemic, virtualizing the processes of buying and selling could be here to stay going forward.  A recent LendingTree survey of just over 1,000 prospective homebuyers found more.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2020

Canada Goose predicts "negligible" revenue after coronavirus shutdown

Fifteen of the company's retail stores were closed during the pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 3rd, 2020

Cincinnati Zoo reveals coronavirus losses as Ohio remains mum on reopening

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens Director Thane Maynard cannot remember a single time during his 43-year tenure when it has been closed. He has to hit the history books for that – a three-month stretch during the flu pandemic of 1918......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 31st, 2020

U.S. stocks to end year around current levels as virus takes toll: Reuters poll

U.S. stocks will end this year around current levels as the coronavirus pandemic cripples the economy and eats into earnings, according to strategists polled by Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 28th, 2020

Southwest Houston pizza restaurant closes after nearly 40 years

Barry’s Pizza has closed. The 37-year-old Italian restaurant at 6003 Richmond Ave. announced the closure on its Facebook page May 26.  The restaurant directly cited the coronavirus pandemic as the reason for the closure. The restaurant.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 27th, 2020