Nearly 700,000 Retail Workers Out Of Jobs So Far Because Of Coronavirus

t’s April; do you know where your job is? After a short period of wildly unrealistic euphoria, sadly nurtured by the very top of the federal government, the retail industry—like most others in the country—is coming to grips with the reality of the coronavirus business shutdown. With the start of the new month and the end of a two-week shutdown period that more than 150 retailing companies put into place, massive layoffs—or furloughs, in an effort to soften what is still a harsh blow—are now being announced in rapid succession from all sides of the industry. Read more at Forbes.