Millions of workers who fled outbreak are too scared to return to make the world’s winter clothes and Christmas gifts.
A second straight weekly increase in jobless claims reported by the US Labor Department on Thursday puzzled economists.
The latest data from the United States Department of Commerce and the Labor Department paint a nuanced picture.
The company is enticing workers as increased demand for its goods has run up against US labour market constraints.
The latest spike in COVID-19 cases has already curbed US restaurant reservations, airline travel and hotel occupancy.
Weakening sentiment among households could undermine what has been a big advantage for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Higher inflation and the surging Delta variant of the coronavirus have taken a big bite out of US consumer attitudes.
The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index finished the session above 15,000 for the first time.
The e-commerce giant is expanding into the brick-and-mortar arena, sources told The Wall Street Journal.
Retail sales decreased 1.1 percent in July as worry over the Delta coronavirus variant curbed spending, US data showed.
Three major US workers’ unions announced they were resigning from the board of the National Consumers League.
Policy is meant to address complaints customers have lodged about third-party merchants who use Amazon’s marketplace.
India’s Supreme Court blocks $3.4bn deal struck by Reliance as battle to dominate country’s retail sector intensifies.
Latest virus controls during what is the nation’s peak summer holiday will curb retail spending and economic growth.