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New confirmed virus cases tied to Colorado retail locations

Jul. 2, 2020 1:13 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — As nursing home infections decrease, Colorado health officials say more people are contracting COVID-19 in retail locations, such as stores and restaurants. Outbreaks in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and group homes contributed to a high death toll in March and April, but the...

Former Walmart building in Juneau for sale at reduced price

Jul. 1, 2020 11:17 AM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A former Walmart Inc. store that has been vacant since 2016 is for sale in Alaska at a significantly reduced price. The asking price for the building in Juneau is $6 million, about $2.3 million below the value placed on the property by the city assessor’s office, KTOO-FM...

An employee of Centogene looks out of a laboratory container at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, June 29, 2020. In the future, people will be able to be tested for the corona virus within a few hours at Germany's first

Domino's expands delivery options, home buying moves online

Jun. 29, 2020 7:39 PM EDT

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Monday related to the national and global response, the work place and the spread of the virus. ________________________ FOOD SERVICE: — Domino's Pizza is now offering carside...

File-In this May 22, 2020, file photo, a car drives past the Federal Reserve building in Washington. The Federal Reserve on Sunday, June 28, 2020, released a list of roughly 750 companies, including Apple, Walmart, and ExxonMobil, whose corporate bonds it will purchase in the coming months in an effort to keep borrowing costs low and smooth the flow of credit.  The central bank also said it has, so far, purchased nearly $429 million in corporate bonds from 86 of those companies, including AT&T, Walgreen's, Microsoft, Pfizer, and Marathon Petroleum. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Apple, AT&T, Jack Daniel's: Fed issues details on bond buys

Jun. 28, 2020 9:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve on Sunday released a list of roughly 750 companies, including Apple, Walmart and ExxonMobil, whose corporate bonds it will purchase in the coming months in an effort to keep borrowing costs low and smooth the flow of credit. The central bank also said it has, so far,...

This undated photo provided by the family of Sedika Buljic shows Buljic in Waterloo, Iowa. Sedika Buljic died on April 18 at the age of 58 after contracting the coronavirus. Buljic's estate and the estates of two other deceased employees are suing Tyson Foods, saying the company put workers at its Waterloo pork processing plant at risk during a huge virus outbreak and lied to keep them working.(photo courtesy of the Buljic family via AP)

Families of 3 deceased workers sue Tyson over Iowa outbreak

Jun. 25, 2020 6:39 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The families of three workers who died after contracting the coronavirus in an Iowa meat plant outbreak sued Tyson Foods and its top executives Thursday, saying the company knowingly put employees at risk and lied to keep them on the job. The lawsuit alleges that Tyson officials were...

FILE - In this March 14 2020 file photo, Apple employees work inside a closed Apple store in Miami. Apple is temporarily closing 11 stores in Arizona, Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina just few weeks after reopening them in hopes that consumers would be able to shop in them without raising the risk of infecting them or company workers with the novel coronavirus that caused COVID-19.  (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Apple re-closes some stores, raising economic concerns

Jun. 19, 2020 7:14 PM EDT

Apple's Friday decision to close stores in four states with surging coronavirus cases highlights a question that other businesses may soon face: Stay open or prepare for more shutdowns? Apple, like many other major U.S. retailers, shut down all of its U.S. locations in March. On Friday, it said it would shut 11...

FILE - This Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, file photo shows a sign at a CVS Pharmacy in Pittsburgh. Drugstore chains Walgreens and CVS Health say they will stop locking up beauty and hair care products aimed at black women and other women of color. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Some stores end practice of locking up black beauty products

Jun. 11, 2020 7:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Drugstore chains Walgreens and CVS Health say they will stop locking up beauty and hair care products aimed at black women and other women of color, joining Walmart in ending a practice at some stores that has drawn the ire of customers. “We are currently ensuring multicultural hair...

An Indian priest sanitizes the idol of Lord Shiva and Godess Parvati at a temple, in Prayagraj, India, Monday, June 8, 2020. Religious places, malls, hotels and restaurants open Monday after more than two months of lockdown as a precaution against coronavirus. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

Signs of life in the RV business; Zoom falls for third day

Jun. 8, 2020 5:35 PM EDT

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Monday related to the national and global response, the work place and the spread of the virus. ________________________ SALES REPORT: The pandemic has affected companies in vastly...

Walmart moves guns, ammunition in some stores to secure area

Jun. 3, 2020 3:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart says it has removed ammunition and firearms from displays at some of its stores in the wake of the killing of George Floyd that has set off sometimes violent demonstrations against police brutality and injustice against African Americans. “As a responsible seller of hunting...

As panic buying slows, grocers consider post-pandemic world

May. 31, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is no stranger to panic buying. With a strong hurricane season returning each year and people running to the store to stock up on milk and bread if there’s even a single snowflake in the forecast — frantic trips to the grocery store are second nature....