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Temporary store closures. Near-zero travel demand. People shopping online even more as they're stuck home. It was the perfect storm for bankruptcy for some of the country's most recognizable consumer brands -- and several have filed recently.

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Even as parts of the global economy open back up, companies are laying off tens of thousands of workers — a sign of the damage wrought by months of shutdowns and the ongoing impact of social distancing measures.

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JCPenney, which filed for bankruptcy just two weeks ago, is in the process of reopening hundreds of stores.

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Boeing let go 6,770 workers Wednesday, part of a reduction of 16,000 jobs it plans to implement in response to reduced demand for air travel during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Disney World will reopen its gates, ending a multi-month closure of the park that left the Walt Disney Company reeling.

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Even as some tech companies are telling employees they'll be able to work from home "forever," others are already planning to have a portion of their workforces back on site as early as this summer.

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Apple is reopening 100 more retail stores in the United States this week that it was forced to close because of the coronavirus, though customers won't be able to enter many of them just yet.

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"Minecraft" is one of the best-selling games of all time, with a dedicated fanbase in the hundreds of millions. Now it's getting a new title in the franchise called "Minecraft Dungeons," out Tuesday, which takes the classic block-building, zombie-slaying game into an entertaining adventure format.

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HBO Max, AT&T's bet-the-farm streaming service, is about to take on Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu. It has a lot going for it: a deep content vault and the exclusive streaming home for DC superheroes, Turner Classic Movies and some of the world's most celebrated TV shows. But it comes with a …

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Amy Offield always dreamed of running a vacation rental in Galveston, Texas. Five years ago, she and her husband Chris got their wish and bought a house there minutes away from the beach. They immediately began restoring the property, which she named the "Blue Skies Beach Bungalow," adding v…

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With travelers staying close to home and airports turned into virtual ghost towns, rental car companies have taken a huge hit during the coronavirus pandemic. On Friday Hertz, which also operates the Dollar and Thrifty agencies, declared bankruptcy. Industry experts expect the company to sel…

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