Pandemic Crushes Garment Industry, the Developing World’s Path Out of Poverty

Many of Asia’s developing countries have long relied on factories producing T-shirts, trousers and shoes that employ millions of people

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Covid-19’s Environmental Benefits Evaporate as World Reopens

For climate scientists, the pandemic has made one thing clearer: the difficulty of reducing carbon emissions. Emissions sank when factories

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Microsoft to Close Its Retail Stores

Microsoft Corp. is exiting bricks-and-mortar retail after opening its first location more than a decade ago, as the tech giant

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Apple to Close Houston-Area Retail Stores

Apple Inc. said it is temporarily closing seven stores around Houston amid concerns about rising coronavirus case counts, a move that

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Apple Closes Retail Stores in Four States as Coronavirus Cases Rise

Apple Inc. said it would close nearly a dozen stores across four states where cases of the coronavirus have climbed,

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Return of Coronavirus Slams Beijing’s Already Hard-Hit Restaurants

BEIJING—Few businesses in China’s capital have been as hard hit by the coronavirus as restaurants, many of which were forced

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WSJ News Exclusive | Uber Cuts 3,000 More Jobs, Shuts 45 Offices in Coronavirus Crunch

Uber Technologies Inc. is cutting several thousand additional jobs, closing more than three dozen offices and re-evaluating big bets in

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Pakistan Court Says Stores Can Reopen, Weighing Economic Concerns

ISLAMABAD—Pakistan’s Supreme Court ruled that all stores and shopping malls can open immediately, overturning government-mandated closings of businesses to slow

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