Scientists have confirmed Covid-19 remains stable on surfaces and in aerosols from several hours to days. According to a new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine, the virus can survive for up to two or three days on plastic and stainless steel, which are one the most commonly seen surfaces both in public places as well as homes.
US-based Walmart has announced plans to hire 150,000 employees for its stores, clubs, distribution centres and fulfilment centres in the US to keep up with the increased business due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
US retailer associations have urged state governors and mayors to inform retail leaders before issuing decisions to close or reduce business operations as they work to contain the COVID-19 virus outbreak.
UK-based food retailers have come forward to reassure their customers regarding rising coronavirus (Covid-19) fears around the world and have urged them to buy responsibly.
With news of increasing cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19) reported around the world, some consumers have been stockpiling key supermarket products such as hand sanitiser, frozen goods and toilet roll.
UK supermarket chain Tesco has signed an agreement to sell its businesses in Thailand and Malaysia to a combination of Charoen Pokphand Group (CP Group) entities in a $10.6bn deal.