As much of the U.S. goes on lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19, many in the retail and restaurant sectors are taking a major blow.
One-third of Americans are currently under a shelter-in-place order. Shopping, except for groceries and necessities (deemed “essential services”), has pretty much ceased. Malls, theaters, gyms and other recreational venues are temporarily closed. Nike, Apple, Kohl’s, H&M and other big chains have temporarily shuttered stores.. . . more