retail news in context, analysis with attitude

Random and illustrative stories about the global pandemic and how businesses and various business sectors are trying to recover from it, with brief, occasional, italicized and sometimes gratuitous commentary…

•  The United States now has had a total of 83,688,188 total cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, resulting in 1,024,752 deaths and 81,019,770 reported recoveries.

Globally, there have been 517,868,846 total cases, with 6,278,413 resultant fatalities and 472,739,812 reported recoveries.   (Source.)



•  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that 77.8 percent of the total US population has received at least one dose of vaccine … 66.3 percent are fully vaccinated … and 46 percent of fully vaccinated people have received a vaccine booster dose.