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Face masks become a lifeline for retailers

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A man wears a printed cloth mask as he walks in Times Square on April 6, 2020 in New York City.

Textile companies are pivoting to cloth masks during the pandemic. Kena Betancur/Getty Images

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COVID-19

Thanks to COVID-19, there's a new category in retail: the cloth face mask

by Marielle Segarra Apr 24, 2020
The cloth face mask has become a chance to make a fashion statement.
COVID-19

Car shoppers are waiting, but still want to buy in 2020

by Jack Stewart Apr 24, 2020
Researchers are trying to figure out what impact COVID-19 will have on auto purchases.
COVID-19

In some NY communities hard hit by COVID-19, bodegas are lifelines

by Jasmine Garsd Apr 24, 2020
Some neighborhoods depend on them as main suppliers of essential goods. Hundreds have had to close because of the coronavirus.

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