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walgreens april01 Drugstore chain Walgreens and courier services provider Postmates said they have expanded on-demand delivery to more than 7,000 Walgreens stores nationwide. The companies expect the service will help capitalize on the rising need for home delivery amid the coronavirus pandemic. The expansion will enable consumers in cities across the country to get home delivery of health and wellness items.

covid april01 As the coronavirus continues to rage across the world killing thousands and infecting more, three countries - Spain, the United Kingdom and France - reported their biggest overnight jump in deaths since the start of the pandemic. Spain's coronavirus death toll rose by 849 cases overnight to 8,189. Britain's Health Ministry reported a record daily coronavirus toll of 381, more than double the n

Shares of Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (SKT) are sinking 14 percent in Wednesday's trading at $4.29. The shares have traded in a range of $4.05 to $20.66 in the past 52 weeks. Tuesday, Tanger said it is withdrawing its financial outlook for fiscal 2020 due to the uncertainty regarding the...

antonioguterres april0120 The United Nations launched on Tuesday a new plan to counter the potentially devastating socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, calling on everyone to "act together to lessen the blow to people." UN secretary-general António Guterres said the global body is establishing a new multi-partner "Trust Fund for COVID19 Response and Recovery" to respond to the emergency and recover from the so

Shares of Boeing Co. (BA) are losing more than 7 percent on Wednesday morning at $138.24, despite the absence of any stock-specific news. The shares have traded in a range of $89.00 to $398.66 in the past 52 weeks. Boeing is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. U.S. stocks are sharply...

retailers april01 A growing number of retailers in the U.S. are furloughing their employees as the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the temporary closure of retail stores nationwide. The store closures came as more people in the U.S. are forced to remain at home to help curtail the spread of COVID-19 by promoting social distancing.

uber april01 Ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies said it is offering 10 million free rides and food deliveries to healthcare workers, seniors, and people in need, amid the surging coronavirus or covid-19 crisis. Across the world, the company aims to work with more cities, food banks, hospitals and others to move what matters, such as getting first responders to work, and food to those who need it.

covid19 april01 Providing an update on actions taken in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it started a new program to expedite the development of potentially safe and effective life-saving treatments. It is also addressing the shortage of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine as well as diagnostic tests.

trump1 april01 As the coronavirus death toll in the United States crossed 4,000 and officials predict that the virus has the potential to kill as many as 200,000 people in the country, President Donald Trump warned Americans of "very painful" two weeks ahead. The president, who tried to play down the seriousness of the pandemic just a week ago by saying that the early COVID-19 fatality numbers were much less th

ukpmi oct01 01apr20 UK manufacturing activity contracted in March due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, or Covid-19, and the subsequent mitigation efforts, the final survey data from IHS Markit showed Wednesday. The IHS Markit/Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply factory Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 47.8 in March from 51.7 in February. The flash estimate was 48.0.

Greece's manufacturing sector deteriorated sharply at the fastest pace in five years, amid a fall in production and new orders that were mainly driven by the coronavirus outbreak, survey results from IHS Markit showed on Wednesday. The manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, fell to 42.5...

The Czech Republic's manufacturing sector contracted sharply in March, amid a decline in production and new orders mainly due to coronavirus outbreak, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Wednesday. The headline manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, fell to 41.3 in March from 46.5 in...

Poland's manufacturing sector shrank the most since April 2009, amid falling output, new orders, and exports, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI fell to 42.4 in March from 48.2 in February. Any reading below 50 indicates contraction in...

The Netherlands manufacturing sector expanded at a softer pace in March as demand weakened amid the coronavirus of Covid-19 impact, survey results from IHS Markit showed on Wednesday. The NEVI manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, fell to 50.5 in March from 52.9 in February. Any reading...

Turkey's manufacturing sector deteriorated for the first time in three months in March, driven by the impact of the coronavirus disease on activity, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Wednesday. The Istanbul Chamber of Industry Turkey Manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, fell to 48.1...

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