Economy Mar 17

Panic buying leaves retailers scrambling to restock

Grocers big and small are hiring more workers, paying overtime and limiting purchases on certain high demand items as they scramble to restock shelves that have been wiped out by panic shopping in response to the global viral pandemic.

Nation Oct 16

People walk by the clothing retailer Forever 21 in New York City on September 12, 2019. Photo by Shannon Stapleton/Reuters
U.S. retail sales dip 0.3 percent in September

Retail sales dropped in September by the largest amount in seven months, possibly signaling that rising trade tensions and turbulent markets are having an impact on consumer spending.

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