Employees will be paid for scheduled shifts. If you don’t like our faces, listen to our fortnightly podcast E-Junkies where we lepak one corner with famous people, Your daily good stuff - AsiaOne stories delivered straight to your inbox, AsiaOne Online Pte Ltd. Company Registration No. American clothing brand Guess plans to close around 100 stores across the globe, as sales have taken a hit due to the ongoing pandemic. Posted: Jan 11, 2021 / 02:32 PM CST / Updated: Jan 11, 2021 / 03:02 PM CST (alabcboard.gov) Here are some of the beloved stores that are closing due to COVID. In-store retail has taken an obvious hit due to the pandemic, and even tech giant Apple isn't immune. Beloved Seattle Antique Store Closes Due To Coronavirus Crisis More than 100,000 small businesses have closed due to the pandemic. H&M Group CEO Helena Helmersson noted: "It is clear that the rapid changes in customer behaviour caused by the pandemic will further speed up the digitalisation of fashion retail.". The company also reported a quarterly loss of approximately US$1 billion (S$1.4 billion) in June. Apple closed over 20 of its retail locations in Texas, Georgia, and North Carolina on Saturday, January 16, amidst a significant uptick in COVID-19 cases in these regions — reports Bloomberg . The closures are part of the company's restructuring initiatives to focus resources and recalibrate operations amid the pandemic, according to the company. Vans Coronavirus Closing. 41 Alabama ABC stores closing temporarily due to COVID-19. We first felt the impacts in Asia and now in Europe, where many of our stores have been closed. All Rights Reserved. Back in March, stores all across the US temporarily closed down as the novel coronavirus outbreak morphed into a pandemic and forced President Donald Trump to declare a national emergency. The music and film retailer confirmed the news in an update on its social media pages this afternoon, March 22. Every Household-Name Brand Filing for Bankruptcy or Closing Stores Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic. Zara's owner Inditex will close 1,200 stores worldwide by 2021, due to losses from the closure of its stores over the coronavirus crisis. COVID-19 has hit retailers who were already in debt harder than others and bankruptcy filings have increased due to the pandemic with J.C. Penney, Neiman Marcus and J. It will instead focus on expanding its larger stores. Apple this weekend closed more stores in response to surging Covid-19 cases in the U.S., Europe and Latin America. Patagonia is closing all of its stores and its online operations because of the coronavirus. Tuft & Needle is closing retail stores and letting go of a portion of its staff due to the coronavirus pandemic. John Lewis is the latest retailer to announce its closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. Find out which stores are closing or cutting back hours. Grocery stores are considered an essential service at this time and expected to remain open, whereas non-essential services, like clothing retailers, have been closing their doors Copyright © 2021 WABC-TV. Earlier this month, Nike temporarily closed its European headquarters in the Netherlands after an employee was infected with the coronavirus. : 201815023K, filed for bankruptcy protection from creditors in Canada, closure of all its Asian stores by June 30, close 250 stores in the US and Canada permanently, close five of its eight stores in Hong Kong. Some companies have filed for bankruptcy, a handful have shut their doors permanently, and others are trying to stay afloat by closing a huge portion of their locations. The closing stores include six in Arizona, two each in Florida and North Carolina, and one in South Carolina. CLOSED due to the coronavirus: Here’s what’s closing – and staying open – after midnight tonight ... to help stop the spread of the novel coronavirus or COVID-19. The Swedish fashion brand reported a 50 per cent drop in sales during the second quarter of 2020 due to stores being closed during lockdowns worldwide. CORONAVIRUS advice is to social distance, causing a great many stores to shut across the country in a bid to prevent the spread of the virus. The latest coronavirus hit to the tech world is in the form of all of Apple retail stores closing until further notice, except for those in Greater China. State ABC Board Temporarily Closing 41 Stores Due to COVID-19 Pandemic. To cut its losses, Guess has retrenched employees and significantly reduced the salaries of management. Last month, Debenhams still had 142 stores but it was forced to appoint administrators again to protect the business from its creditors as coronavirus forced it to temporarily shut its stores. March 19, 2020 Shutterstock. by: CBS 42 Digital Team. Some Retail Stores That Closed Due to the Coronavirus Might Never Reopen. It also plans to drive its online business and turn its attention to online sales. Vera Bradley Coronavirus Closing. Last week, Radio Rentals said its 62 physical stores – which had temporarily closed due to COVID-19 restrictions – would never reopen with the loss of 300 jobs. Many stores are closing or cutting back on hours due to the coronavirus outbreak. Posted: Jan 11, 2021 / 04:25 PM EST / Updated: Jan … 47. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — The Alabama ABC Board has decided to temporarily shutter 41 ABC stores on Saturday in response to the uptick of COVID-19 cases in the state. HOUSTON — Apple Stores in Houston and other parts of Texas are temporarily closing again because of the COVID-19 outbreak. ... — Urban Outfitters is closing all stores globally until March 28. Due to fears of spreading COVID-19, all of Apple's retail locations outside of Greater China are closed until March 27. "We were making strong progress with the transformation of our business to tackle these challenges; however, the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has put too much pressure on our business and our cash flows," said David Bensadoun, CEO of Aldo. Due to COVID, we've lost many of our favorite stores this year. "Due to current COVID-19 conditions in some of the communities we serve, we are temporarily closing stores in these areas," Apple told Bloomberg in a … Vera Bradley will be closing all stores and offering free shipping on online orders. Last week, retailers including Macy’s Inc and Saks Fifth Avenue sent notices to shoppers saying they were open for business, in a move to stem losses due to a drop in store traffic. Instead, it will be shifting its focus to its online business in wake of the ongoing pandemic. Beauty giant Sephora has announced that all stores in the U.S. and Canada will close their doors until April 3 due to the spread of COVID-19. "As a normal course of business and similar to other retailers, we periodically review our real estate portfolio, to open or close stores accordingly to ensure we have the right stores in the right places to best serve our customers," Gap told South China Morning Post. But a handful of household names, many of them already struggling before the pandemic, are among the firms closing stores, ... Major Companies Filing for Bankruptcy Due to Coronavirus. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) All Microsoft Stores are closed due to COVID-19 Microsoft has just announced that it’s closing all Microsoft Store locations across the world due to the coronavirus outbreak. Alabama News Network Staff, Posted: Jan 11, 2021 3:24 PM CST. 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