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Cut-price apparel retailer Primark predicts that store closures during COVID-19 will cost it $1.4 billion

David Cliff/NurPhoto via Getty Images British fashion giant Primark's sales were down 30% year-on-year in the quarter, its parent company said. More than 75% of its stores are currently closed. Primark's total loss from store closures could reach £1.05 billion ($1.43 billion), it said. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Store closures could cost British fast-fashion giant Primark £1.05 billion ($1.43 billion) in lost sales, parent company Associated British Foods (AB Food...
Tags: Topshop, Fashion, UK, England, US, Trends, Austria, Fast Fashion, Retail, Debenhams, Boris Johnson, UK retail sales, Primark, Germany Ireland, AB Foods, Lockdown


‘Locked Down’ Review: Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor Excel as a Couple in Lockdown in Doug Liman’s Up-to-the-Minute Pandemic Drama

It was likely, if not downright inevitable, that in the year of our lockdown, somebody would make a drama called “Locked Down,” about a handful of people in lockdown. The director Doug Liman and the screenwriter Steven Knight conceived their movie on July 1, sold it in September and had completed shooting it, in London, […]
Tags: Reviews, London, Anne Hathaway, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Steven Knight, Lockdown, Doug Liman, Locked Down, Chiwetel Ejiofor Excel


We are staying on adjusted level three — Ramaphosa

Although South Africa’s variant of Covid-19 does not cause more severe illness, the country, according to the president, must be ‘diligent, vigilant and compliant’ The post We are staying on adjusted level three — Ramaphosa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Travel, Funerals, Alcohol, Hospitals, South Africa, Vaccination, National, Oxygen, Vaccines, Conspiracy Theories, Openaccess, Cyril Ramaphosa, SAB, Ramaphosa, Lockdown, Beitbridge


LIVESTREAM: Ramaphosa addresses the nation

The president is set to speak on developments in relation to the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic The post LIVESTREAM: Ramaphosa addresses the nation appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: National, Openaccess, Cyril Ramaphosa, Ramaphosa, Lockdown, Top Six, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19


A smarter, not stricter lockdown is necessary

Studies in informal settlements show transparent communication is key to trusting the government and adhering to restrictions The post A smarter, not stricter lockdown is necessary appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, Unemployment, Vaccine, Openaccess, Lockdown, Top Six, Level 3, Level 5, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Informal Settlements


Amazon is currently selling Mrs Hinch’s beloved Powermop for 31% off – hurry!

If you’ve been using Lockdown 3.0 as a chance to get your house spotless – and...
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Editorial: 2021 — No choice but be strong

Pharmaceutical companies are yet to register their vaccines with the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority, boding ill for its delivery to the public The post Editorial: 2021 — No choice but be strong appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: England, Opinion, China, Economy, United States, South Africa, Zimbabwe, World Bank, Vaccine, Editorial, Right Wing, Variant, Death Toll, Openaccess, Capitol, Garden Route


2021 New Year Message – Potential for a Huge Rise in Insolvencies and Job Losses in the UK Hotel Sector | By Russell Kett

Like many people, I returned to my desk this week after the now-familiar five-second commute between the kitchen and my office at home and pondered what the New Year is likely to bring the UK hotel industry. By the time Boris Johnson started his TV broadcast at 8pm on Monday and Lockdown 3.0 had now commenced, any optimism we might have had was substantially depleted.
Tags: Travel, UK, Boris Johnson, Russell Kett, Lockdown


Virtual reality a relief this year

Viewing January 8 off the screen instead of from the middle of a stadium should be the way of the future The post Virtual reality a relief this year appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: England, Opinion, China, Economy, United States, South Africa, Zimbabwe, World Bank, Vaccine, Right Wing, Variant, Death Toll, Capitol, ANC, Garden Route, Lockdown


Global trends shaping marketing in 2021: Part 2

What will be the most significant trends to impact marketing in 2021? Following yesterday’s blog post, our remaining global leaders from around the world share their thoughts on the trends that will shape marketing, and social media, over the coming year. Conscious social Roberto Collazos Garcia, Managing Director, Munich and Berlin In 2020, it became clear just how much the socially-conscious generation (and future Generation Alpha) affects brands, politics and society as a whole. Going forw...
Tags: UK, Milan, London, Senate, Berlin, Advertising, Marketing, US, Trends, Social Media, Seo, Netflix, Munich, NHS, Madrid, Ftc


The problem with generalisations

Despite the media's wish for a neat story, the African continent's response to Covid-19 is all over the map The post The problem with generalisations appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Africa, World Health Organisation, Police Brutality, Openaccess, Cyril Ramaphosa, Lockdown, Top Six, South African Government, Sean Jacobs, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19


Online home delivery services at Tesco, Sainsbury's and Morrisons caught out by Lockdown 3.0 - Leicestershire Live

Online home delivery services at Tesco, Sainsbury's and Morrisons caught out by Lockdown 3.0   Leicestershire Live
Tags: Shopping, Morrisons, Tesco Sainsbury, Lockdown, Leicestershire Live


Canada: Lockdown 2.0: Ontario Government Issues Province-Wide Shutdown - Fasken

The Ontario government has announced a province-wide "shutdown" to curb the spread of COVID-19 effective Saturday, December 26, at 12:01 am.
Tags: News, Canada, Ontario, Lockdown, Fasken, COVID


Newspaper headlines: 'Lockdown 3' and 'race to vaccinate vulnerable'

A new lockdown in England dominates Tuesday's front pages, as the PM orders everyone to stay at home.
Tags: UK, England, News, Lockdown


Newspaper headlines: 'Lockdown 3' and 'race to vaccinate vulnerable'

A new lockdown in England dominates Tuesday's front pages, as the PM orders everyone to stay at home.
Tags: UK, England, News, Lockdown


7 Ways To Improve Your Health At Home During Lockdown

There’s no denying that COVID-19 has turned most people’s lives upside-down. One of the ways that many nations have kept the spread of coronavirus under control is with lockdowns. If you live in an area where you’re under lockdown measures, you’ll know life isn’t much fun. The thing about lockdowns is they severely limit what you can do in your daily life. For example, you can only go out briefly for exercise or to purchase groceries for your family. You can’t enjoy all the social activ...
Tags: Work From Home, Fashion, Decluttering, Declutter, Air Purifier, Home Life, Lockdown, Molekule, Coronavirus, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID-19, COVID, Coronavirus Pandemic, Homebody


How To Keep Yourself Feeling and Looking Good During Lockdown

It’s been a tough year, and as the restrictions around COVID-19 continue, more and more people grow restless and fed up. However, you can do things to try and make yourself feel better during lockdown periods, and taking pride in your appearance and general health is one way to do this. You might think there’s no point in changing out of your loungewear as long as you are stuck at home, and although it might be comfortable, you’d be surprised how it can affect your mindset. Below are a few...
Tags: Fashion, UK, Health & Fitness, Home Life, Lockdown, Pandemic, Quarantine, COVID-19, Coronavirus Pandemic, Pandemic Wardrobe


Wealthy Brits are fleeing the UK in private jets to avoid new lockdowns ahead of Christmas while Londoners are trapped in their city

Private jet travelers. Erickson Stock/Shutterstock Private aviation firms are reporting an increase in bookings from over the weekend out of London as the UK government imposes new lockdowns. A new strain of coronavirus prompted the government to shut down most of London and South East England.  Over 40 countries have closed borders with the UK or implemented stricter entry restrictions, leading airlines to cancel flights. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As Londoners fl...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Hong Kong, Europe, UK, London, News, Air Travel, Scotland, Planes, US, Trends, Spain, Bbc, Features, Flying


2020 in pictures

Mail & Guardian pictures editor Paul Botes presents some of the most striking images of 2020 The post 2020 in pictures appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, France, Russia, Ukraine, Uganda, United States, Pope Francis, Crimea, Vatican, Migrants, Kenya, Explosion, Johannesburg, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, Beirut


UK Prime Minister: ‘We Cannot Continue With Christmas as Planned’

With only days left before Christmas, millions of people in the United Kingdom received disheartening, though not unsurprising, news on Saturday. They were under a strict lockdown again, and would in general not be allowed to mix with other households for the next two weeks. The reason was related to a new strain of…Read more...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, United Kingdom, Lockdown, Coronavirus, Covid 19


What happened last week? Pfizer's vaccine rollout began, the SolarWinds hack caused ripples, and Christmas lockdowns spread through Europe.

A taxi driver wearing a protective mask waits in traffic in front of a seasonal window display of a closed retail store as the British government imposes a stricter tiered set of restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic, in London on Dec. 20. Toby Melville/Reuters What happened last week? A COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer began rolling out around the US. FBI officials announced "a significant and ongoing" cyberattack involving SolarWinds Orion software, used by a long list of government age...
Tags: Europe, Feature, UK, London, News, Microsoft, White House, Germany, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Hack, Fbi, Italy, Boris Johnson


TV stay home: all hail the medium that kept us entertained in 2020

We’ve watched more telly than ever this year. Our standards may have dropped – but then Covid does cause loss of taste I know it is tedious to look back on 2020 and force everything through the prism of coronavirus – “Hey, remember that absolute horrorshow of a year we all just-about lived through? Well, let’s look back on the horror again, shall we?” – but it is slightly unavoidable when recapping what is arguably the weirdest year in television since the format was invented. We have, each of ...
Tags: Television, Culture, Television & radio, Steph, Steph McGovern, Lockdown, COVID


The Papers: 'Lockdown 3 fear' and Oxford jab 'before new year'

Many of Saturday's papers lead with the prospect the UK could enter national restrictions post-Christmas.
Tags: UK, News, Oxford, Lockdown


‘Greenland’ Director Ric Roman Waugh on Action, Emotion and Finishing His Film in Lockdown

Director Ric Roman Waugh’s “Greenland” was originally scheduled to be released in June, but the pandemic changed that — it’s now available on premium VOD. Waugh, who reunites with “Angel has Fallen” actor Gerard Butler, had not yet finished his post-production when the lockdown happened. Although he had locked picture, there was still a lot […]
Tags: News, Greenland, Gerard Butler, Ric Roman Waugh, Lockdown, reStart, VOD Waugh


The Papers: 'Lockdown 3 fear' and Oxford jab 'before new year'

Many of Saturday's papers lead with the prospect the UK could enter national restrictions post-Christmas.
Tags: UK, News, Oxford, Lockdown


The 2020 Braddies go to … Peter Bradshaw's film picks of the year

Alongside our countdown of the best films of 2020, our chief film critic selects his favourite movies, directors and performances of the yearAs for everyone and everything else, this has been a traumatising year for cinema. Many new movies have had to be viewed at home, on streaming services, and cinephiles have had to accept this arrangement, rather like gourmets who see their favourite restaurants survive by repurposing themselves as delivery and takeaway centres. And streaming has, arguably, ...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Film, Bbc, Culture, Roy Andersson, Sam Mendes, Spike Lee, Steve McQueen, Cannes, Mcqueen, The Assassin, Peter Bradshaw, Tenet, Parasite, Lockdown, The Invisible Man


Angry workers denounce Mpumalanga coal haulier

Current and former workers at SG Coal, a large company that has a monopoly on coal hauling in the province, have accused it of unbearable working conditions and unfair treatment The post Angry workers denounce Mpumalanga coal haulier appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Zimbabwe, Zambia, National, Mozambique, Democratic Republic Of Congo, Mpumalanga, Openaccess, Middelburg, Lockdown, Top Six, South Africa (country, COVID-19, SG Coal, Work Dispute


Presenter Philippa Sawyer starts online breakfast show

Former breakfast presenter and Programme Director at Wycombe Sound Philippa Sawyer has started a live breakfast show for Buckinghamshire. Bucks Breakfast has been live since November and contains the usual elements of a breakfast show including news, traffic and music but is a three hour stand alone show rather than a full time radio station. Philippa told RadioToday about the project: “People who have busy mornings with family to get ready, work to go to, and people for whom the radio is a f...
Tags: Bbc, People, Radio, Philippa, Lockdown, Philippa Sawyer, Community Station News, Buckinghamshire Bucks Breakfast, Jonathan Pagden, Radio Christmas, Wycombe Sound Philippa


Dawn French talks breaking down on set filming tribute to Emma Chambers

The new episodes of Vicar of Dibley in Lockdown have finally arrived on our screens, and...
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Burger King France Is Donating Its Instagram Posts to Independent Restaurants in Lockdown

It's been a brutal year for the hospitality and food industries, with businesses having to navigate forced shut downs and ever-changing rules as governments have tried to stem the spread of Covid-19. Many businesses have closed, and others face uncertain futures. In France, restaurants and bars are currently closed as the government attempts to reduce...
Tags: France, Advertising, Food & Beverage, Lockdown, Life in Quarantine, Adapting to Crisis