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FILE - In this April 2, 2020 file photo, "For Sale By Owner" and "Closed Due to Virus" signs are displayed in the window of a store in Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich. Business filings under Chapter 11 of the federal bankruptcy law rose sharply in March, and attorneys who work with struggling companies are seeing signs that more owners are contemplating the possibility of bankruptcy. Government aid my simply be too little too late. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
AP News
April 26, 2020 - 12:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The billions of dollars in coronavirus relief targeted at small businesses may not prevent many of them from ending up in bankruptcy court. Business filings under Chapter 11 of the federal bankruptcy law rose sharply in March, and attorneys who work with struggling companies are...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2020, file photo, a bread delivery is made to a Shake Shack restaurant in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The burger chain Shake Shack says it will return a small-business loan it got to help weather the coronavirus crisis after topping up its funding. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Associated Press
April 20, 2020 - 2:37 pm
Some big restaurant chains have obtained loans from the government under a small-business relief program, leading business groups to call for changes to the program before Congress provides it with new funding. The Paycheck Protection Program exhausted its $350 billion in funding last week and many...
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Land O'Lakes butter
Marta Zielinska/WCBS 880
Associated Press
April 17, 2020 - 11:57 am
ARDEN HILLS, Minn. (AP) — The Native American woman who has graced the packaging of Land O’Lakes butter, cheese and other products since the late 1920s has quietly disappeared. Known as Mia, the woman was shown sitting in a serene landscape of lakes and woods. That landscape remains on the...
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Lizzy Buczak
April 15, 2020 - 2:48 pm
OpenTable wants to help you grab groceries safely and efficiently. With the coronavirus pandemic impacting how people shop for food, OpenTable has remained flexible in the services that it offers and has rolled out a reservation service.
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In this Thursday, March 19, 2020, photo, a pedestrian walks past a storefront for rent on Madison Avenue, in New York. Long before there was a global pandemic, brick-and-mortar retailers struggled to resonate as shoppers increasingly made their purchases online. Now, they're faced with an even more daunting task of staying on people's minds and pocketbooks in the midst of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Associated Press
April 15, 2020 - 8:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales plummeted 8.7% in March, a record drop as the viral outbreak closed down thousands of stores and shoppers stayed home. Sales fell sharply across many categories: Auto sales dropped 25.6%, while clothing store sales collapsed, sliding 50.5%. U.S. consumer...
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James and Evan Wacht
James and Evan Wacht
Neil A. Carousso
April 09, 2020 - 6:23 pm
The franchisee owner of children’s gyms in Brooklyn, who is also a real estate attorney, is choosing to pay his employees over his rent.
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Kelli Wiese
April 01, 2020 - 9:45 am
Costco’s website indicates that beginning this Friday it will allow no more than two people to enter the warehouse with each membership card. It’s a temporary change.
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 The New York Social Network
Dave Cervini
Neil A. Carousso
March 30, 2020 - 7:42 pm
An events company that was created in 2004 out of the desire to meet new people and connect New Yorkers has made a necessary pivot online when businesses were shuttered amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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RADIO.COM Staff
March 30, 2020 - 10:43 am
After their decision to suspect all in-person events to prevent the spread of coronavirus, Girl Scouts USA announced that their beloved cookies can be purchased online nationwide.
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Strand bookstore
Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images
WCBS 880 Newsroom
March 23, 2020 - 2:33 pm
The legendary Strand bookstore has laid off the vast majority of its employees.
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