Coronavirus Latest News
Instead of blasting you with coronavirus (COVID-19) news every hour, I’m putting together a roundup of news that I come across during the day. Here you can read about Menards stores illegally raising prices during the outbreak, Amazon Prime could be useless when many items run out, travel insurance firms not covering coronavirus cancellations, Chase to temporarily close 1,000 branches and drive-thru shows at Las Vegas strip clubs.
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel sent the big box retailer a cease and desist letter on Tuesday alleging the company improperly raised prices on face masks, bleach and other products.
Amazon Prime membership could soon be useless — unless you’re buying only Amazon’s newly approved products
While there’s still a wide selection of Prime eligible items today, Amazon says, if these sellers run out of stock in Amazon’s warehouses before April 5 – the date that Amazon says it will resume accepting stock – the merchants will have to fill customer’s orders by shipping the products directly to buyers from the stock they have in their possession.
Around 67 million Americans said they will have trouble paying their credit card bills due to the outbreak and its aftermath, according to a new Coronavirus Money Survey by personal finance site WalletHub.
Little Darlings strip club will begin offering drive-through strip shows for those who want to indulge in some adult entertainment, but do not want to enter the building, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people keep 6 feet in distance between themselves and others.
JPMorgan Chase is closing about a fifth of its bank branches to help contain the spread of COVID-19. The finance giant will shutter about 1,000 Chase bank locations temporarily, according to a memo sent to employees Wednesday. The roughly 4,000 other branches will reduce their operating hours starting Thursday.