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Online shopping highlights Cuba's inequality in time of coronavirus

Online shopping highlights Cuba's inequality in time of coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic is highlighting growth in inequality in Communist Cuba as worsening shortages force most citizens to spend hours in line to purchase basic goods while the better-off are shopping online.
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Brazil's largest city Sao Paulo to reopen malls for 15 days as of June 1

Brazil's largest city Sao Paulo to reopen malls for 15 days as of June 1

Malls and street shops will be allowed to reopen in Sao Paulo for 15 days as of June 1, according to a plan unveiled on Wednesday by Governor Joao Doria and Mayor Bruno Covas.
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Walmart launches into fashion resale with ThredUp

As part of the partnership, Walmart will offer nearly 750,000 pre-owned items of women’s and children’s clothing, accessories, footwear and handbags on Walmart.com.
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S.Africa's Woolworths scraps dividend, reviews Australasian real estate assets

South Africa’s Woolworths on Wednesday scrapped its 2020 dividend and said it was reviewing its Australasian property assets as the retailer battles tough conditions created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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