27 May 2020

Retailers
Retailers across the apparel world are turning to the newest essential garment to further their brand recognition and boost sales: the nonmedical face masks. Nordstrom announced Tuesday it would begin selling face masks for US$ 4 each in packs of six. Nordstrom began selling nonmedical cloth face masks Tuesday. Two days later, the masks had sold out on Nordstrom's website. The move comes...

27 May 2020

economy of US
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and the Federal Reserve chair, Jerome H. Powell, offered stark assessments to the Senate Banking Committee. The discussion among them involved the economic damage that the coronavirus outbreak is causing to the US. The hearing happened by video conference and came at a pivotal moment. Congress and White House are beginning to debate the outlines of a sec...

26 Apr 2020

journalists
People have become substantially more likely to say the spread of COVID-19 poses a serious threat. Yet, it seems safe to say a portion of the public believes that journalists overhyped the coronavirus pandemic. On the pandemic, the media is not one thing speaking with one voice. There is considerable disagreement between professionals. Even within the press, people disagree about outlets...

13 Apr 2020

coronavirus pandemic
As countries impose strict lockdown measures and travel restrictions to combat the coronavirus pandemic, couples all over the world are facing similar predicaments. While some are choosing to stay apart, others have found coronavirus has brought them closer together. For the next weeks, a lot of couples won't be able to see each other in person. That's because countries are in lockdow...