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Keller @ Large: Retailers Association Of Mass. President Estimates 30% Of Small Businesses May Not Reopen
News 18 hours ago
Keller @ Large: Retailers Association Of Mass. President Estimates 30% Of Small Businesses May Not Reopen
Source CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – Jon Hurst, the president of the Retailers Association of Massachusetts, said up to 30% of member small businesses say they may not...

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Covid-19 Uncertainties Keep Some From Booking Vacation Rentals In Mass.
News 2 days ago
Covid-19 Uncertainties Keep Some From Booking Vacation Rentals In Mass.
Source CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – It’s been a season of fits and starts for Westport rental agent John Gifford. A clipboard with a jigsaw puzzle of about a dozen...

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Stop & Shop Extends 10% Pay Raise For Workers Through July 4th
News 3 days ago
Stop & Shop Extends 10% Pay Raise For Workers Through July 4th
Source CBS Boston

QUINCY (CBS) — Stop & Shop workers will continue to receive a 10% pay raise through the Fourth of July, the company announced Thursday. The Quincy...

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Massachusetts Pot Shops Reopen; Customers Line Up For Curbside Marijuana Pickup
News 6 days ago
Massachusetts Pot Shops Reopen; Customers Line Up For Curbside Marijuana Pickup
Source CBS Boston

SOMERSET (CBS) — Long lines formed outside some Massachusetts pot shops Monday as recreational marijuana retailers were allowed to reopen for the...

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Want To Buy A Used Car? Rental Car Companies Are Offering Up Some Good Deals
News 6 days ago
Want To Buy A Used Car? Rental Car Companies Are Offering Up Some Good Deals
Source CBS Boston

(CNN) — With travelers staying close to home and airports turned into virtual ghost towns, rental car companies have taken a huge hit during the...

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Massachusetts Reopening: Hair Salons, Marijuana Shops, Offices Among Those That Can Resume Monday
News 6 days ago
Massachusetts Reopening: Hair Salons, Marijuana Shops, Offices Among Those That Can Resume Monday
Source CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – After more than two months closed down, more businesses are allowed to reopen Monday under the state’s phased coronavirus reopening...

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Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works Announce Hundreds Of Store Closures
News 1 week ago
Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works Announce Hundreds Of Store Closures
Source CBS Boston

(CBS Local) — Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works are the latest retail chains to be impacted by the economic crisis created by the spread of...

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Sears' Survival Is In Doubt
News 1 week ago
Sears' Survival Is In Doubt
Source CBS Boston

(CNN) — Sears has been in trouble for years, but the coronavirus pandemic could be the end. Covid-19 has decimated the already embattled department...

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Massachusetts Marijuana Shops Can Offer Curbside Pickup Starting Monday
News 1 week ago
Massachusetts Marijuana Shops Can Offer Curbside Pickup Starting Monday
Source CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — Pot shops in Massachusetts are ready to offer curbside pickup starting Monday, the Cannabis Control Commission said. Recreational...

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Walmart Sales Soared As Americans Stockpiled Supplies During The Pandemic
News 1 week ago
Walmart Sales Soared As Americans Stockpiled Supplies During The Pandemic
Source CBS Boston

(CBS/CNN) — Walmart sales soared as Americans stockpiled groceries and household essentials during the coronavirus pandemic. The retailer said...

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Pier 1 Wants To Close All Its Stores For Good
News 1 week ago
Pier 1 Wants To Close All Its Stores For Good
Source CBS Boston

(CNN) — The final nail is being driven in Pier 1’s wicker casket: It’s on the verge of completely shutting down three months after it filed for...

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JCPenney To Close Nearly 30% Of Stores As Part Of Bankruptcy Plan
News 1 week ago
JCPenney To Close Nearly 30% Of Stores As Part Of Bankruptcy Plan
Source CBS Boston

(CNN) — JCPenney plans to close nearly 200 stores this year and an additional 50 stores next year as it seeks to use bankruptcy to turn around its...

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Elizabeth Warren, Democrats Probe 2 Massachusetts Walmarts Closed By Coronavirus
News 3 weeks ago
Elizabeth Warren, Democrats Probe 2 Massachusetts Walmarts Closed By Coronavirus
Source CBS Boston

WORCESTER (CBS/CNN) — Senator Elizabeth Warren and other Democratic members of Massachusetts’ congressional delegation are pressing Walmart on its...

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Neiman Marcus Files For Bankruptcy As Coronavirus Batters Retail Industry
News 3 weeks ago
Neiman Marcus Files For Bankruptcy As Coronavirus Batters Retail Industry
Source CBS Boston

(CNN) — Neiman Marcus filed for bankruptcy Thursday as the coronavirus pandemic continues to batter the retail industry. The upscale department...

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Brookline Plans Randomized COVID-19 Antibody Testing Of Residents
News 3 weeks ago
Brookline Plans Randomized COVID-19 Antibody Testing Of Residents
Source CBS Boston

BROOKLINE (CBS) – The town of Brookline will perform COVID-19 antibody testing on randomly selected residents next week in partnership with...

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Walmart Temporarily Closing Avon, Abington Stores Due To Coronavirus Cases
News 3 weeks ago
Walmart Temporarily Closing Avon, Abington Stores Due To Coronavirus Cases
Source CBS Boston

AVON (CBS) – Two more Massachusetts Walmart stores are closing temporarily due to coronavirus cases. A company spokesman announced that its Avon...

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‘It’s Been One Of The Most Magical Experiences Of My Life’: Beth Behrs On ‘The Neighborhood’ & Cedric The Entertainer
News 3 weeks ago
‘It’s Been One Of The Most Magical Experiences Of My Life’: Beth Behrs On ‘The Neighborhood’ & Cedric The Entertainer
Source CBS Boston

The actor became a star as Caroline Channing on "2 Broke Girls" with Kat Dennings and now plays Gemma on "The Neighborhood" with Cedric the...

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J. Crew Files For Bankruptcy Due To Corovavirus Crisis
News 3 weeks ago
J. Crew Files For Bankruptcy Due To Corovavirus Crisis
Source CBS Boston

(CNN) — J.Crew Group, which operates the J.Crew and Madewell brands, has become the first national US retailer to file for bankruptcy protection...

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Worcester Walmart Closes Temporarily After 23 Employees Get Coronavirus
News 1 month ago
Worcester Walmart Closes Temporarily After 23 Employees Get Coronavirus
Source CBS Boston

WORCESTER (CBS) - The Walmart on Tobias Boland Way in Worcester was closed down by the city Wednesday afternoon after 23 employees tested positive...

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Costco To Require Masks For All Customers Nationwide Beginning May 4
News 1 month ago
Costco To Require Masks For All Customers Nationwide Beginning May 4
Source CBS Boston

(CNN) — Costco is requiring customers to wear face masks or coverings in its stores beginning May 4. The company is the largest US retailer to...

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Coronavirus Crisis: Chelsea Launches Rental Relief Fund
News 1 month ago
Coronavirus Crisis: Chelsea Launches Rental Relief Fund
Source CBS Boston

CHELSEA (CBS) – Take a walk inside the Chelsea Collaborative and you’ll find an all hands on deck operation. What used to be a space for the...

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Winthrop Enforcing Face Mask Requirement, Other Coronavirus Restrictions With $1,000 Fine
News 1 month ago
Winthrop Enforcing Face Mask Requirement, Other Coronavirus Restrictions With $1,000 Fine
Source CBS Boston

WINTHROP (CBS) - It's hard to miss the warning sign when you enter the town of Winthrop that face masks are now required. The signs appear again...

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More Than Half Of Residents At Brookline Senior Care Facility Test Positive For Coronavirus
News 1 month ago
More Than Half Of Residents At Brookline Senior Care Facility Test Positive For Coronavirus
Source CBS Boston

BROOKLINE (CBS) — More than half of the residents at CareOne in Brookline have tested positive for coronavirus, the town announced Thursday. At...

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Coronavirus Testing To 'Dramatically Increase' At Massachusetts Community Health Centers
News 1 month ago
Coronavirus Testing To 'Dramatically Increase' At Massachusetts Community Health Centers
Source CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced on Wednesday a plan he said will “dramatically increase” coronavirus testing at community...

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Coronavirus Outbreak At Somerville Senior Complex, Building Quarantined
News 1 month ago
Coronavirus Outbreak At Somerville Senior Complex, Building Quarantined
Source CBS Boston

SOMERVILLE (CBS) — Residents of the Mt. Pleasant senior apartment building in Somerville have been placed under a 14-day quarantine after eight...

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Coronavirus Has North Shore Communities Enforcing Restrictions To Curb Pandemic
News 1 month ago
Coronavirus Has North Shore Communities Enforcing Restrictions To Curb Pandemic
Source CBS Boston

LYNN (CBS) – Lynn is enforcing a 9 p.m. curfew designed to help curb the spread of COVID-19. The order calls for all Lynn residents and visitors to...

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Coronavirus Fight: What Local Grocery Stores Are Doing To Stop The Spread
News 1 month ago
Coronavirus Fight: What Local Grocery Stores Are Doing To Stop The Spread
Source CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — Many people have wrote to WBZ-TV to share their concern about grocery workers during the coronavirus crisis. Here’s what some local...

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Hannaford To Close On Easter Sunday To Give Employees ‘Well-Deserved’ Day Off
News 1 month ago
Hannaford To Close On Easter Sunday To Give Employees ‘Well-Deserved’ Day Off
Source CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – All Hannaford stores will be closed on Easter Sunday to give employees a day off during the coronavirus crisis. The grocery store...

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Coronavirus Order: Mass. Grocery Stores Must Limit Capacity To 40 Percent
News 1 month ago
Coronavirus Order: Mass. Grocery Stores Must Limit Capacity To 40 Percent
Source CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker ordered all grocery stores in the state to limit the number of people inside to 40 percent of...

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Salem Market Basket Employee Dies After Coronavirus Diagnosis
News 1 month ago
Salem Market Basket Employee Dies After Coronavirus Diagnosis
Source CBS Boston

SALEM, Mass. (CBS) – A Market Basket associate from the Salem store died after being diagnosed with coronavirus, the company confirmed on Tuesday....

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