How to protect yourself from the coronavirus at the grocery store

A shopper and cashier both wear masks, gloves and the cashier also has on a plastic visor at the checkout station Pat's Farms grocery store on March 31, 2020 in Merrick, New York.Al...

'There's a shortage of everything': Pharmacies in New York City struggle to meet demand...

Emanuel Simhayev, owner and pharmacist at Get Well Rx in Astoria, Queens, consults with a customer purchasing face masks. April 2, 2020Emanuel Simhayev's small pharmacy is short-staffed these days.Most of his employees, worried...

Sunak's virus bailout 'not enough' as the flood keeps coming

Every sector of the British economy is suffering and asking the government to do more. Such is the scale of the economic hit that the country is facing from the coronavirus pandemic that...

As coronavirus cases grow, some of the largest US employers including Walmart and Amazon...

Customer Deanna Arthur of Alhambra has her temperature taken by Sophia Huang, a supervisor at Sichuan Impression restaurant in Alhambra.Mel Melcon | Getty ImagesThe nation's largest employers are turning to thermometers as a...

FabHotels lays off over 100 employees, to cut up to 20% salary

New Delhi: Budget hotel chain FabHotels has laid off over 100 of its employees as a result of its 'resource optimization' exercise.According to an impacted employee, over 100 employees of the company are...

The nudge factor: Parts of ecommerce industry will be likely winners of Covid-19 pandemic

By Ankur Pahwa The world is a very different place than it was a few weeks ago, with the humanity facing an unprecedented event and grappling with its ramifications. However, in light of these...

View: Impact of COVID-19 on exports will be worse than the financial crisis of...

By Pushkar Mukewar Even before the Indian government could wake up to the realities of the COVID pandemic, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), probably, had an epiphany. With the country’s exports showing...

BigBasket and Grofers to hire 12,000 staff to meet demand surge

Bengaluru: India’s largest online grocer BigBasket said it will hire 10,000 permanent on-ground staff to work at warehouses, distribution centres and as delivery personnel, over the next few days. Its rival Grofers also plans...

Zomato, Swiggy orders drop 70% in 10 Days

Bengaluru: Online food delivery orders for Zomato and Swiggy have dropped 70% in the last 10 days to under 1 million a day, as customers step back and top restaurants shut shop amid...

UK retail footfall down 85% over two months, Google data reveals

Footfall at British retailers is down 85% over the past two months, according to location data gathered by Google, with some areas effectively coming to a complete halt as the government’s lockdown hits. Visits...