Friday, March 13, 2020

The coronavirus economy: As Americans shy away from malls and movie theaters, the damage to livelihoods grows

USA Today
The coronavirus is posing a growing threat to the U.S. economy as the outbreak shifts from a short-term headache for travel and manufacturing companies into a broader crisis that’s prompting many Americans to hunker down and limit their day-to-day activities.

That’s extending the pandemic’s reach into nearly every corner of commerce as many consumers avoid large gatherings of people in places such as movie theaters, malls, restaurants and sporting events.. . . more