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Workers fed up with nights, weekends seek flexible schedules

NEW YORK (AP) — After struggling to hire workers for its outlet store in Dallas, Balsam Hill finally opened on Sept. 1. But the very next day, the online purveyor of high-end artificial holiday trees ...

From condiments to condoms: new California laws bring change

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom spent the summer campaigning to keep his job and, with a landslide victory in hand, he's continued pushing progressive California further left. ...

Global Functional Beverages Market Business Statistics And Research Methodology By Forecast To 2031

Strategic Considerations for Functional Beverages Market : Synopsis A newly published competitive intelligence report by Market.us has projected an attractive yearly revenue (USD in Mn) revenue growth...

California law requires gender-neutral area in some stores

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California on Saturday became the first state to say large department stores must display products like toys and toothbrushes in gender-neutral ways, a win for LGBT advocates...

New Taipei department store closes after suspected COVID case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mega City department store in New Taipei City’s Banqiao District was closed Saturday (Aug. 28) after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The New Taipei ...

Japan’s imports, exports grow on overseas economic rebound

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s exports in July jumped 37% from a year ago, the government said Wednesday, highlighting an overseas recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Imports also grew, risin...

Olympics now ended, Japan races to vaccinate as virus surges

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics have ended, but it’s still vacation season in Japan, and many people are ignoring government pleas to avoid travel and stay away from bars and restaurants e...

Department stores in Taiwan urge longer validity for new stimulus vouchers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shopping centers in Taiwan are calling for prolonged validity of the proposed “Quintuple Stimulus Vouchers,” at least until the Lunar New Year next year. Th...

Indoor dining begins in Taipei, New Taipei, Yilan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Restaurants in Taipei, New Taipei City, and Yilan on Tuesday (Aug. 3) opened for indoor dining for the first time since Level 3 restrictions were imposed in May. On Mon...

Taipei supermarkets drop access restrictions based on ID numbers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Supermarkets and department stores in Taipei City have dropped entry restrictions based on the final digit of visitors’ IDs, reports said Wednesday (July 28). Tai...

Navy blazers, stripes and flag scarves for Team USA in Tokyo

NEW YORK (AP) — The Team USA flag bearers in steamy Tokyo will likely be the coolest members of their packs. Ralph Lauren has built a personal air conditioning system into a roomy w...

Historic Warsaw store, seeking rebirth, hit by pandemic

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Jablkowski Brothers Department Store was once a Warsaw landmark that revolutionized shopping and brought goods to a modernizing society in the early 20th century. But unlike ...

Restaurants in Taiwan to resume indoor dining July 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (July 8) announced that the Level 3 alert will be extended to July 26, but restrictions in many sectors wil...

Level 3 extended to July 26, rules relaxed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (July 8) announced that the Level 3 alert will be extended to July 26, but restrictions in many sectors will be rela...

Loved and decried, El Salvador's populist leader is defiant

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — In the narrow, gang-controlled alleys of the Las Palmas neighborhood, struggling Salvadorans are untroubled by actions of their president that so infuriate his critics...