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How has COVID-19 Changed ‘Superstar Cities’?

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The FINANCIAL -- Just over a year since the pandemic led to shut-downs and stay-at-home orders across the world, the rollout of vaccines and gradual reopening of long-shuttered parts of the economy have many wondering when life will return to a pre-pandemic normal, University of Pennsylvania notes.  But amidst the numerous changes this past year to how people work, shop, travel, and go about their day-to-day routines, how close is society to getting back to the way things were before COVID-19?…

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How has COVID-19 Changed ‘Superstar Cities’?

6 mins read

The FINANCIAL -- Just over a year since the pandemic led to shut-downs and stay-at-home orders across the world, the rollout of vaccines and gradual reopening of long-shuttered parts of the economy have many wondering when life will return to a pre-pandemic normal, University of Pennsylvania notes.  But amidst the numerous changes this past year…

Walmart launches 140 contact-free events for families

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The FINANCIAL — In communities across the country, Walmart and its customers made the most of a socially distanced summer with Walmart’s free Drive-in Movie series. As customers turn the corner from summer to fall, Walmart knows they’ll be faced with a ‘new normal’ that isn’t quite how they hoped to end the year. That’s why,…

Take-home grocery sales continue to rise in the UK

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The FINANCIAL — Kantar’s latest grocery market share figures show take-home grocery sales rose by 9.4% during the 12 weeks to 4 October 2020. However, in the shorter term, sales increased by 10.6% over the latest four weeks, an acceleration from September. Shoppers are moving a greater proportion of their eating and drinking back into…