The New York Times
· New York City Doesn’t Have to Suffer This Summer →
The city should set up a multi-agency task force to make plans for modified openings of pools and beaches, redeploying hundreds of parks employees from shuttered indoor recreation centers to manage crowds and social distancing.
· Trump defends decision to play golf as US virus death toll nears 100,000 →
He has been urging state governors to reopen their economies and encouraging Americans to restart activities that have been shuttered because of the pandemic.
· Gucci’s Alessandro Michele Will Reduce the Brand’s Shows From 5 to 2, Will the Industry Follow? →
If our business is ever to feel normal again, it will be a new normal, with once grand department stores now shuttered or shrunken, and many designers and brands sadly gone for good.
The New York Times
· On a Scottish Isle, Nursing Home Deaths Expose a Covid-19 Scandal →
They shuttered hotels.
· Smaller Target puts Big W in crosshairs →
In April last year, the Woolworths announced it would shutter 30 stores in an effort to make the chain viable, incurring a cost of $270 million.
· CBD Melbourne: Some free advice for private equity giant Bain →
The Alan Joyce-run Qantas was quick to shutter the Qantas Club, Business Class lounge and Chairman’s Lounge (its most exclusive offering) when the pandemic took hold.
· Coronavirus: Barley used to make beer could become food for barnyard animals as pubs and restaurants remain closed →
Brewers and malt producers have shuttered or scaled down plants, just as European barley stockpiles are set to hit a decade-high.
· Unease in Greece as restaurants, cafes reopen →
Restaurants were shuttered on Mar 14, two days after Greece recorded its first COVID-19 death, with only takeout food and delivery allowed.
· Life after lockdown in Athens: 'The marble had space to breathe' →
The crowds dissipated in the old town of Plaka, the souvenir shops still shuttered, the touts who normally prowl hungrily outside the tavernas gone.