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Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Remote is the new workplace normal

What’s been lacking in company culture and social interactions, is made up for in working from the sofa, front stoop, and in the most comfortable leisurewear. 

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

 Black Friday’s Aftermath

This year, many retailers began to advertise those deals as early as October and offered many of them online, reflecting both the challenges that physical stores are facing and the sudden shift in how consumers prefer to shop.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Brooklyn Book Festival held virtually

But the virtual format also discourages some people who don’t like online events

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

NYC Cafes and restaurants try and survive the pandemic

Not every business has been able to stay afloat.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Economists say the US needs a bold, generous fiscal response. Congress is likely to disappoint. 

Over 150 of the nation's top economists penned an open letter calling for “immediate, bold action” to get ahead of the country's coronavirus-induced economic plunge.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Proximity sensors and hygiene stations are the “new normal”

It's recommended that Brooklyn's New Lab employees wear a proximity sensor, which is locked into a chest harness.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

 Tour ticket vendors miss the hustle and bustle of Times Square

With no tourists in sight, these two ticket vendors have been out of a jobs.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Corporate bankruptcy: ‘A story that’s not going away’

A pullback in consumer spending has hit retail stores hard.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

China’s Airline Industry Aims to Lure Back Passengers with Unlimited Flight Pass

The campaign, called “Wild Your Weekends,” offers passengers unlimited weekend trips throughout China by the end of 2020 for 3,322 yuan (approximately $473).

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

US corporate debt soars during coronavirus outbreak

A total of  724 businesses filed for bankruptcy in May, up 48 % as compared to the same month in 2019, said a report by legal-services firm Epiq Global.