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 83,778,760 total cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, resulting in 1,025,104 deaths and 81,059,093 reported recoveries.

Globally, there have been 518,586,237 total cases, with 6,280,556 resultant fatalities and 473,474,905 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.