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Get Paycheck Protection Program Answers

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Though Paycheck Protection Program funds are still available to small businesses struggling amid economic hardships brought on by COVID-19, some borrowers and lenders are concerned about ambiguous terms of the loans. In an effort to help answer small business owners’ …

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COVID-19 Updates for Canadian Retailers: May 11

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Hardlines¬†is keeping Canadian retailers informed on the ways COVID-19 is impacting their home improvement stores. Check back each week for an update on the latest headlines affecting home improvement retail in Canada. Ontario Eyes Curbside Pickup as Quebec Reopens Ontario …

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Paycheck Protection Program Funds Still Available

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Paycheck Protection Program loans are still available to small businesses struggling with the economic downturn caused by COVID-19. Since its start on April 3, the Paycheck Protection Program has delivered more than 3.8 million loans to small businesses through two …

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U.S. Unemployment Rate Hits 14.7%

The U.S. economy lost 20.5 million jobs in April, as many businesses either curtailed service or closed their doors indefinitely amid COVID-19. The decline in jobs is the largest since the government began recording employment data in 1939, reports CNN. …

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NRF Issues Guidance for Retailers as COVID-19 Restrictions Ease

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The National Retail Federation has released guidance for all retailers as cities, states and provinces begin to relax some COVID-19 restrictions. Called Operation Open Doors, the plan offers helpful insight into how to implement safe social distancing protocols and how …

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NRHA Invites Retailers to 2nd Virtual Town Hall

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The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) is inviting independent retailers across North America to its second virtual town hall. This special session with NRHA representatives, retailers and channel partners will focus on how retailers are preparing their businesses for …

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U.S. Unemployment Grows by 30M in 6 Weeks

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More than 3.5 million people filed for unemployment insurance the week ending April 25, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Labor. Since the middle of March, more than 30.3 million Americans, roughly 18 percent of the U.S. …

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COVID-19: Updates for Canadian Retailers

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Hardlines is keeping Canadian retailers informed on the ways COVID-19 is impacting their home improvement stores. Check back each week for an update on the latest headlines affecting home improvement retail in Canada. Homebuilding Resumes in Quebec, With Safeguards The …

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