Chinese factories fire up again, but shoppers stay home

Chinese industrial production rose in April, marking its first gain this year. But the service sector remains a worry, with shoppers choosing to stay home. Julian Satterthwaite reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 15th, 2020

There’s a conditional upside from coronavirus: cleaner air

As Chinese factories closed and workers were ordered to stay home after the discovery of the coronavirus late last year, emissions at least temporarily dropped......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 18th, 2020

Demand dives at apparel retailers as virus-wary shoppers stay home

As virus-wary shoppers stayed home in the United States and Europe, apparel retailers braced for a blow to sales and a potential inventory glut. Some slashed orders at garment factories while others began discounting merchandise......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 13th, 2020

China"s stay-at-home shoppers propel luxury sales: Bain

Luxury brands will increasingly have to court Chinese shoppers on their home turf, as local purchases soar among a clientele who are forecast to generate nearly half the industry's sales by 2025, a study showed on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 15th, 2018

Chinese shoppers are buying less than they used to, and it"s contributing to a lopsided economic recovery

China's property market was still struggling as April new home prices fell at their fastest pace in over nine years. Tourists enjoy a barb.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 17th, 2024

It’s a made-in-China holiday season for cooped-up Americans

U.S. imports from China are surging as the year draws to a close, fueled by stay-at-home shoppers who are snapp.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 15th, 2020

Eerie photos of reopened malls reveal the new normal

It was an eerie scene at malls that have reopened amid some states' easing of stay-at-home orders. Many shoppers have opted to stay home......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 7th, 2020

Costco sees sales drop as panic shopping wears off and stay-at-home restrictions keep shoppers out of stores

Kike Calvo/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Costco reported a decline in its monthly sales for the first time in years on .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 7th, 2020

5 Gaming Stocks That Are on Fire as We Stay at Home

InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips With much of the world.....»»

Category: topSource: investorplaceApr 18th, 2020

April will be ‘hideous’ for retail as stores remain shuttered and shoppers stay home, analyst says

April’s retail sales could be worse than March’s record 8.7% retail sales decline, experts say......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 15th, 2020

Toshiba to temporarily close factories, offices in Japan

Toshiba Corp on Wednesday said it will temporarily close factories and offices in Japan from May 6 to May 15, allowing as many as 76,000 to stay at home as the coronavirus spreads, Kyodo newswire reported......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 15th, 2020

Many businesses are closing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Not the defense industry.

While stores and factories around the country are shutting down, and millions are teleworking from home, defense contractors have been required, by and large, to stay open......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 24th, 2020

Apple"s China sales slump as shoppers stay home

Sales for Apple and other smartphone makers slumped in China in February as the coronavirus kept shoppers at home. Julian Satterthwaite reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 9th, 2020

China"s Geely starts online auto sales as virus epidemic keeps buyers at home

Chinese automaker Geely [GEELY.UL] has launched a service for customers to buy cars online and get them delivered directly to their homes, in a bid to drum up sales as the coronavirus outbreak prompts buyers to stay away from showrooms......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 21st, 2020

There’s a Lesson for Luxury in the Coronavirus Crisis

While Chinese shoppers are a powerful force for the luxury goods industry, no brand should neglect its customers closer to home......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 7th, 2020

Jeweler Pandora says China business at a "standstill"

Pandora's business in China has ground to a halt, the jewelry maker and retailer said on Tuesday, as a new flu-like virus forced the company to shut around a third of its stores in one of its top markets and shoppers stay at home......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 4th, 2020

Pier 1 reportedly plans to fire hundreds of employees and cancel orders as the company struggles to stay afloat

Shoshy Ciment/Business Insider Pier 1 is planning to lay off about 40% of its headquarters staff, or roughly 300 people, according to a Bloomberg report. The troubled home goods retailer ha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 6th, 2020

No place like home: Chinese firms stung by trade war build up domestic brands

For over a decade, manufacturer Matsutek plied away at building its business with big Western brands, supplying firms such as Philips and Honeywell with products made in its Chinese factories for the U.S. and other overseas markets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 5th, 2019

U.S.-China trade war puts chill on CES tech show

U.S.-China tensions put a chill on world's biggest tech show CES in Las Vegas as some Chinese exhibitors stay home. Jane Lee reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 10th, 2019

He traced his stolen iPhone to the wrong home and set it on fire killing 5. Now, he faces prison.

He traced his stolen iPhone to the wrong home and set it on fire killing 5. Now, he faces prison......»»

Category: topSource: yahooMay 22nd, 2024

I was a stay-at-home mom for 7 years. When I updated my résumé, I realized that so much of mothering applies to jobs.

After seven years of being a stay-at-home mom I decided to update my resumé. Being a mom has taught me to be flexible and resilient. South_agency/Getty ImagesI hadn't worked outside of the house for seven.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMay 22nd, 2024