RETAILERS BRACE AS VIRUS BEARS DOWN ON CONSUMERS AND ECONOMY

WASHINGTON (AP) — LaTonya Story is every retailer’s worst fear. © Provided by Associated Press Cashier Druhan Parker, right, works behind a plexiglass shield Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, as he checks out shoppers Cassie Howard, left, and Paris Black at an in Chicago. The accelerating surge of coronavirus cases across the U.S. is causing an existential crisis for America’s retailers and ...