• With Box Office Not Boffo, Universal Movies Will Stream At Home
    "The new policy collapses the traditional theatrical window as the film industry grapples with unprecedented circumstances," says one account.
  • Retailers, Restaurants, Entertainment Venues Suspending Operations
    "Daily life in the United States continues to grind to a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic," according to the "Washington Post."
  • Starbucks CEO Lays Out COVID-19 Contingencies In Open Letter
    Possibilities range from modifying operations by "limiting seating in order to improve social distancing" between customers, to temporarily closing a location.
  • Game Over For Modell's Sporting Goods Chain
    The 131-year-old Manhattan-based, family-owned chain is shutting down its remaining 141 stores and going out of business.
  • More Major Carriers Cut Flights As Stay-At-Home Fever Spreads
    "Most carriers in the U.S. have withdrawn their financial guidance for the year and suspended share buyback programs," says a report.
  • CFPB Charges Fifth Third Bank With Enabling Illegal Cross-Selling
    Bank allegedly let employees open unauthorized accounts for customers and then transferred funds from other accounts without their owners' consent.
  • Global Stock Markets In Turmoil, Oil Prices Plunge Over COVID-19 Fears
    "An oil price war unequivocally started this weekend," said Damien Courvalin, head of energy research at Goldman Sachs.
  • As Coronavirus Scares Travelers, Airlines Face Mounting Losses
    The International Air Transport Association yesterday warned that between $63 billion and $113 billion in airline revenues could be lost this year.
  • Eschewing Print, Viacom Will Entertain Offers For Simon & Schuster
    Viacom wants at least $1.2 billion for the storied publishing company, according to one source.
  • Wendy's Enters Quick Service Breakfast Fray With Bucks And Bluster
    Wendy's launched its breakfast menu this week to a lot of fanfare and a plethora of reviews. Some were good, some not.
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