What would be the biggest drawbacks? They would be the same drawbacks as trying to continue the NBA season anywhere. Any plan will require frequent testing for Covid-19, not just of the players but of the other NBA and Disney World employees who would be in regular contact with them. Obviously, anyone testing positive would have to be immediately quarantined and, should the number of positive tests get out of hand, the league would probably be forced to shut down for a second time. If that happens, it could very well be the end of the season. … [Read more...] about Could Disney World really solve the NBA’s coronavirus conundrum?
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In a conference call to City analysts he admitted that he did not believe that there was going to be a massive change in trading fortunes during the rest of the summer, despite the Olympics. He said: "I'm a glass half full man. And I'm a glass half full man on the UK summer of 2012. The Olympics will be the same effect. Customers are planning fewer day trips and if we get a continuation of the [weather] I don't expect a huge uptick because of the Olympics." … [Read more...] about Marks & Spencer head of non-food to leave after UK sales fall
All BHS’s creditors, including suppliers, will have a vote in the CVA, despite landlords being the only ones asked to accept cuts. Darren Topp, chief executive of BHS, says he is confident of winning the vote, with a number of votes already posted to the company. “We are confident but are not complacent about that,” he said. “We will be grateful if they do. We believe we have a compelling story and a compelling turnaround. I think they [the creditors] do buy into it.” … [Read more...] about BHS battles to stay on the high street
When Republic was taken over by Sports Direct around 78,000 people were left unable to spend vouchers they had bought or been given, and after HMV’s collapse its administrators, Deloitte, said the same. Deloitte eventually relented, but in many cases shoppers simply have to join the queue of creditors and make a claim, and are unlikely to get any of their cash back that way. … [Read more...] about BHS collapse – a consumers’ guide
“April proved another challenging month for retail as consumers held back in the face of economic headwinds. The feel-good factor they enjoyed in 2015, encouraged by rising employment and increasing household incomes, has been hit by a combination of uncertainty on everything from oil prices to the EU referendum,” said Barclaycard managing director, Paul Lockstone. … [Read more...] about UK retailers suffer sharp drop in sales