China’s foreigner ban leaves global businesses in limbo

Laveta Brigham

China’s coronavirus travel ban is wreaking havoc among foreign companies and international schools, with many fearing for their future as executives, teachers and students are left stranded in their home countries. A ban on most foreigners entering the country was implemented in March as the outbreak gathered pace overseas — […]

‘It’s very exciting’ to get back to shop work

Laveta Brigham

“It’s very exciting, we can’t wait to have our customers back,” says Annie Martin, who manages the Waterstones Piccadilly bookshop, in London. Non-essential retailers, such as fashion, toy and book shops, will be allowed to reopen in England on 15 June – as long as they have coronavirus-related safety measures […]

Used Car E-Retailing Space Heats Up With Vroom’s Nasdaq Debut

Laveta Brigham

Amid coronavirus woes, e-commerce retailing and used vehicles are drawing interest from dealerships, customers and investors alike. Online auto retailing holds massive opportunities and is likely to transform the automotive market in a big way in the coming years. Used-car e-retailers including Carvana CVNA, CarMax KMX, AutoNation AN and CarGurus […]

How coronavirus will change the way we all shop

Laveta Brigham

After three months of hibernation, non-essential shops in England will finally be able to re-open on Monday. But it is clear Covid-19 will have a lasting impact on retail well beyond the end of lockdown. There’s socially distanced shopping, for starters. The new retail rules during this pandemic may take […]