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UPDATED Coronavirus round-up: more stores close their doors, retailers focus online – and on delivery

We’re reporting on the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on the way UK shoppers buy – and on how retailers are responding to that changing behaviour. This update comes as 5,683 positive cases have been confirmed by Public Health England as of 9am on March 22 and 281 people have died.   What are shoppers …

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UK government considers forcing non-essential shops to close – reports | Business

The UK government is reportedly considering forcing the closure of all non-essential shops in an escalation of measures to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus. It comes as McDonald’s, Nando’s, Costa Coffee, Primark, Debenhams and Waterstones joined the growing list of restaurant chains and retailers closing all their UK outlets as the number …

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Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd to close retail stores till March 31, suspends factory operations

Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd (ABFRL) on Monday said it will shut all its retail stores across India till March 31, in order to ensure safety of its employees across all its establishments from the coronavirus pandemic. According to a PTI report: The company has also stopped its factory operations in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu …

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McDonald’s to close restaurants in UK and Ireland on Monday | World news

All McDonald’s restaurants in the UK and the Republic of Ireland will close by 7pm on Monday to protect the safety of employees and customers, the company said. The announcement followed news from other retailers including Waterstones, Primark and Patisserie Valerie that they would also close. The fast-food company said it had taken the “difficult …

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America’s malls are asking the government for help as retailers close

Cleaning staff is seen in the near empty Pentagon City Mall in Arlington, Virginia on March 17, 2020. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images U.S. mall owners are grappling with mounting retail and restaurant closures and local mandates shutting down nonessential retail, as businesses work to curb the spread of COVID-19.  The International Council …

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COVID 19 Scare: Nordstrom to close all US stores

Apparel retailer Nordstrom withdrew its fiscal 2020 forecast and said it would close stores in the United States and Canada for two weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic. “The health and safety of our customers and employees remain our top priority as we continue to make decisions during this rapidly evolving situation. We’re taking decisive …

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Dixons Carphone to close 531 stores, with loss of 2,900 jobs | Business

Dixons Carphone is to close 531 stores in the UK with the loss of 2,900 jobs in the latest blow to hit the struggling high street. Britain’s biggest electrical and mobile phone retailer said it would close all standalone Carphone Warehouse stores on 3 April and that it would focus on selling mobile phones through …

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McDonald’s asks US franchisees to close dining rooms amid coronavirus outbreak

Pedestrians walk past a McDonald’s Corp. restaurant in the Shibuya district of Tokyo, Japan, on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. Noriko Hayashi | Bloomberg | Getty Images McDonald’s on Monday is asking its U.S. franchisees to close their dining rooms as the company responds to the coronavirus outbreak. The fast-food giant plans to close the dining …

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Starbucks shifts to ‘to go’ model, will close some cafes, shorten hours

Starbucks is offering oat milk as a dairy-free option in the Midwest. Source: Starbucks If you need your Starbucks latte, be prepared to grab it to go. The Seattle-based coffee chain said it is taking increased procautions in its stores as more communities, and the federal government, call for increased levels of “social distancing” to …

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Art Van Furniture to close all stores

Dive Brief: Art Van Furniture on Thursday announced it would close all of its namesake stores, Art Van PureSleep stores and Scott Shuptrine Interiors stores in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Missouri, with liquidation sales beginning Friday. The company will also liquidate eight Wolf Furniture stores in Maryland and Virginia, according to a company press …

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