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Home Depot Halts Sales of N95 Masks Amid Shortage, Company Says
by By Neil Vigdor
1 Apr 2020 at 6:42pm
The retailer said it had redirected shipments of the masks to health care providers and emergency responders.
Retailers Under Growing Pressure to Let Workers Wear Masks
by By Michael Corkery and Sapna Maheshwari
1 Apr 2020 at 3:45pm
Restrictions that follow current C.D.C. guidelines have become a source of tension at many stores supplying essential goods during the coronavirus pandemic.
¿Quién iba a decir que ir al supermercado sería tan estresante?
by By Tara Parker-Pope
31 Mar 2020 at 4:19pm
Empujar un carrito de compras, desafiar pasillos llenos de gente e incluso desempacar la compra ahora parece peligroso. Aquí está nuestra guía para comprar durante la crisis del coronavirus.
Another Wholesale Grocery Opens to the Public
by By Florence Fabricant
31 Mar 2020 at 3:17pm
Chefs? Warehouse, in Ridgefield, Conn., sells goods to businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
We Need Amazon During the Coronavirus. That?s a Problem.
by By Greg Bensinger
31 Mar 2020 at 12:44pm
With competitors closing, online retail giants are poised to be the only ones standing after the pandemic.
?Our Situation is Apocalyptic?: Bangladesh Garment Workers Face Ruin
by By Elizabeth Paton
31 Mar 2020 at 6:35am
The new coronavirus is potentially disastrous for low-wage workers who power the global clothing trade.
Strikes at Instacart and Amazon Over Coronavirus Health Concerns
by By Noam Scheiber and Kate Conger
30 Mar 2020 at 5:16pm
The two companies are the latest targets of labor action by groups fearing virus exposure on the job.
U.S. Retail Crisis Deepens as Hundreds of Thousands Lose Work
by By Sapna Maheshwari and Michael Corkery
30 Mar 2020 at 3:32pm
Furloughs by Macy?s and Gap will affect the majority of their work forces, and show how the pandemic will devastate many retailers.
At Two Fashion Resale Warehouses, Workers Fear for Their Safety
by By Jessica Testa
27 Mar 2020 at 2:38pm
As New Jersey orders nonessential workers to stay home to fight the spread of the new coronavirus, employees of the RealReal, a luxury resale company, wonder just what is ?essential.?
One Shop Became a Lifeline for Rhode Island?s Solitary Clam Fishermen
by By C. J. Chivers
27 Mar 2020 at 12:08pm
Restaurant closings have devastated the market for quahoggers, who are prohibited from selling directly to consumers.