Global Economy

Fauci says Christmas and New Year’s restrictions will be necessary due to holiday coronavirus wave

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, wears a protective mask during a news conference in the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. Chris Kleponis | Bloomberg | Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, said on Sunday that the U.S. […]

Global Economy

Black Friday may have undergone a ‘fundamental change’ due to the coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic caused retailers to shift their approach to the holiday shopping season, opening the promotional window for Black Friday deals much earlier than years past. And some in the retail industry believe the adaptions may become standard practice going forward. “We’re seeing a fundamental change in the promotional calendar,” Steve Sadove, former chairman […]