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FILE — A sign that requires customers to wear masks upon entering the store is shown at Roosevelt Field Mall which reopened today on July 10, 2020 in Garden City, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
WWJ News
July 10, 2020 - 5:36 pm
"For the store's sake wear a mask, and don't give them a tough time about it," said Meagan Holland, spokesperson for the Michigan Retailers Association.
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Tarrah Gibbons
July 09, 2020 - 7:00 pm
Pier 1 Imports announced that it plans to close all stores permanently, but people can still buy its products. The company announced that it will be a web-only business.
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FILE - In this April 24, 2020 file photo, empty United Airlines ticket machines are shown at the Tampa International Airport in Tampa, Fla. United United Airlines will send layoff warnings to 36,000 employees - nearly half its U.S. staff - in the clearest signal yet of how deeply the virus outbreak is hurting the airline industry. United officials said Wednesday, July 8 that they still hope to limit the number of layoffs by offering early retirement, but they have to send notices this month to comply with a law requiring that workers get 60 days' notice ahead of mass job cuts. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
AP News
July 09, 2020 - 3:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is stumbling as the viral outbreak intensifies, threatening to slow hiring and deepening the uncertainty for employees, consumers and companies across the country. Coronavirus case counts are rising in 38 states, and the nation as a whole has been shattering...
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FILE - In this March 25, 2020 file photo, United Airlines planes are parked at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. United Airlines will send layoff warnings to 36,000 employees - nearly half its U.S. staff - in the clearest signal yet of how deeply the virus outbreak is hurting the airline industry. United officials said Wednesday, July 8 that they still hope to limit the number of layoffs by offering early retirement, but they have to send notices this month to comply with a law requiring that workers get 60 days' notice ahead of mass job cuts. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
Associated Press
July 08, 2020 - 6:54 pm
United Airlines is warning 36,000 employees — nearly half its U.S. staff — they could be furloughed in October, the clearest signal yet of how deeply the virus pandemic is hurting the airline industry. The outlook for a recovery in the airline industry has dimmed in just the past two weeks, as...
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CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO TO AUG. 4, 2011, INTEAD OF SEPT. 11, 2001 - FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2011, file photo, a man passes a Brooks Brothers store on Church Street in New York's financial district. The 200-year-old fashion retailer that says it's put 40 U.S. presidents in its suits, is filing for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Associated Press
July 08, 2020 - 5:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Brooks Brothers, the 200-year-old company that dressed nearly every U.S. president, filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, the latest major clothing seller to be toppled by the coronavirus pandemic. Founded in New York in 1818, Brooks Brothers survived two world wars, the Great...
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Dan Gilbert, Founder and Chairman of Quicken Loans
Dan Gilbert, Founder and Chairman of Quicken Loans and Co-Founder of StockX, attends The Wall Street Journal's Future Of Everything Festival at Spring Studios on May 20, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)
WWJ News
July 07, 2020 - 5:54 pm
"A company goes public to raise capital, to raise money, and that helps them expand their reach,"
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Portillo’s coming to Michigan
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Marisa Jenkins
July 07, 2020 - 4:35 pm
"We’re packing all of our Chicago-style favorites for the road trip to the Golden Corridor."
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The U.S. Supreme Court is seen Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Associated Press
July 07, 2020 - 1:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday upheld a 1991 law that bars robocalls to cellphones. The case, argued by telephone in May because of the coronavirus pandemic, only arose after Congress in 2015 created an exception in the law that allowed the automated calls for collection of...
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gm world headquarters ren cen
(Photo: WWJ/Kasey Stoddart)
Associated Press
July 07, 2020 - 12:03 pm
DETROIT (AP) — An appeals court on Monday said the CEOs of General Motors and Fiat Chrysler don't have to meet to settle a lawsuit between the two automakers. The court overturned an extraordinary decision by a federal judge in Detroit who had ordered GM's Mary Barra and FCA's Mike Manley to get...
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virus stimulus
WWJ News
July 06, 2020 - 5:17 pm
“The PPP is providing much-needed relief to millions of American small businesses, supporting more than 51 million jobs and over 80 percent of all small business employees."
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