Retailers are shuttering storefront locations across the globe to slow the spread of the coronavirus, or COVID-19.
On March 11, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a worldwide pandemic, and two days later, President Donald Trump declared the outbreak a national emergency.
Here’s an up-to-date list of major companies — apparel, fast-food chains, electronics, and fitness centers— that have closed locations or reduced hours in the U.S. and around the world. Almost all retailers reminded customers that online stores would remain open.
The following companies announced closures or changes to operation within the past 24 hours:
The Danish jeweler has temporarily closed all its owned- and operated-stores in the U.S. Italy, Spain, France, Germany and other places, for two weeks starting March 18.
The New York-based owner of Versace, Jimmy Choo and Michael Kors will close all directly-operated North American stores from March 18 to April 10. Employees will be … Read More