May 4, 2020

Major retail bankruptcies begin

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J. Crew has entered bankruptcy protection, the first major retail chain to do so during the COVID-19 era. A global summit aiming to raise more than $7 billion for vaccines and treatments. The 57 million people with jobs labeled "vulnerable."

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J. Crew is the first major retailer to file for bankruptcy under COVID-19

Online business will continue as usual, and J. Crew still has plans to reopen stores.
J. Crew has almost $1.7 billion in debt its restructuring.
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Amid historic layoffs, millions of low-wage workers still at risk

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A new report finds the worst of COVID-19 job losses could be yet to come.
Food service workers are among the most vulnerable. But the retail, hospitality and even health care sectors face challenges, too.
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