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Starbucks to Require Customers to Wear Masks - WSJ

Starbucks to Require Customers to Wear Masks

By: Heather Haddon
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: July 9th, 2020
Coffee chain’s new mask policy to cover about 8,900 U.S. locations from next week.
Costco, Target and other stores relax coronavirus safety policies

Costco, Target and other stores relax coronavirus safety policies

By: Nathaniel Meyersohn,
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: June 18th, 2020
Costco is bringing back free food samples. Target is accepting customer returns on all merchandise. And Kroger is returning to its pre-pandemic store hours at some locations.
American Airlines to Lift Limits on Number of Passengers On Board - WSJ

American Airlines to Lift Limits on Number of Passengers On Board

By: Alison Sider
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: June 26th, 2020
Carrier joins United in forgoing coronavirus measure as travel begins to rebound.
Coronavirus party cancellations force Costco to stop selling sheet cake_Fox Business

Coronavirus party cancellations force Costco to stop selling sheet cake

By: Jeanette Settembre
Source: Fox Business
Date of Publication: June 24th, 2020
Big-box retailer will sell its 10-inch round cakes instead.
Walt Disney World employees petition to delay reopening as coronavirus cases surge in Florida_CNBC

Walt Disney World employees petition to delay reopening as coronavirus cases surge in Florida

By: Sarah Whitten
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: June 24th, 2020
As the number of coronavirus cases surges in Florida, more than 7,000 people have signed an online petition urging Disney and government officials to reconsider the opening of Disney World next month.
Burnhouse Becomes First San Antonio Bar to Have Alcohol License Suspended Over COVID-19 Rules

Burnhouse Becomes First San Antonio Bar to Have Alcohol License Suspended Over COVID-19 Rules

By: Nina Rangel
Source: San Antonio Current
Date of Publication: June 23rd, 2020
On Monday, North San Antonio bar Burnhouse became the first in the Alamo City to have its alcohol license suspended for failure to follow state policies to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Walmart tests ‘cashier-free’ store in Arkansas

Walmart tests ‘cashier-free’ store in Arkansas

By: Ed Payne
Source: WABI
Date of Publication: June 22nd, 2020
Walmart customers in Arkansas are getting a look at possible future changes for the retail giant. The frontend of the store has been redesigned in hopes of making checkout faster.
A Multibillion-Dollar Opportunity_ Virus-Proofing the New Office - The New York Times

A Multibillion-Dollar Opportunity: Virus-Proofing the New Office

By: Natasha Singer and Julie Creswell
Source: The New York Times
Date of Publication: June 22nd, 2020
Tech, catering and design companies are rushing to sell employers on fever scanners, box lunches and office floor-planning apps for social distancing. But it’s too soon to tell if they will work.
Yelp pages will now show you if a business is following coronavirus safety guidelines like spacing out tables and requiring staff to wear masks_BI

Yelp pages will now show you if a business is following coronavirus safety guidelines like spacing out tables and requiring staff to wear masks

By: Irene Jiang
Source: Business Insider
Date of Publication: June 18th, 2020
Yelp pages will now include information on business' coronavirus safety measures.
Casino regulators tighten mask rules as coronavirus cases spike in Las Vegas

Casino regulators tighten mask rules as coronavirus cases spike in Las Vegas

By: Contessa Brewer
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: June 18th, 2020
Nevada gaming regulators have updated rules to require players to wear masks at gaming tables where there are no plexiglass partitions. But the regulators stopped short of mandating masks for all visitors inside a casino or for slot players. Coronavirus cases in Clark County, where Las Vegas is located, have risen, with a record daily number of new cases Tuesday.