In what may be the most promising news, purchases of tobacco products has declined, a hopeful sign in the face of a respiratory virus. Tobacco sales have been below year-over-year numbers for months, according to the IRi Consumer Network Panel, a weekly study of consumer behavior. … [Read more...] about Lockdown shopping: Chocolate chips, frozen pizza up, energy bars nosedive
In this photo provided by the Michigan Department of Corrections, Ihab Masalmani is pictured in a photo dated Feb. 18, 2018. The Michigan Supreme Court said that a life sentence will stand for a Masalmani, who was a teenager when he was involved in a notorious kidnapping and murder that began at a sandwich shop in suburban Detroit.(Michigan Department of Corrections via AP) less … [Read more...] about Life sentence stands in ’09 sub shop kidnapping and slaying
Stop & Shop in March implemented additional cleaning and sanitation, the provision of personal protective equipment for associates, protective plexiglass shields, store capacity limits, one-way aisles and in-store signage to promote social distancing as well as special shopping hours for customers 60 and older and those with weakened immune systems (6 to 7:30a.m. daily). … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Pay Rate Extended At Stop & Shop
Mike Douglass, owner of the East J Barbershop, mops the floor of his shop on May 27 in Sacramento, Calif. Douglass said he will reopen in a few days so he has time to get his shop ready to adhere to the new guidelines that must be followed due to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) … [Read more...] about What will hair salons, barber shops look like in post-quarantine America?
The mall's new hours will run from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. on Sundays. All common areas are regularly disinfected, hand sanitizer stations and social distancing reminders have been placed around the shopping center, according to Westfield officials. Staff will monitor the number of visitors to avoid crowding in waiting areas and queues. … [Read more...] about Westfield Old Orchard Shopping Center Sets Reopening Date