Cineworld may close US and UK theatres after Bond film delay

Cineworld may close US and UK theatres after Bond film delay
LONDON — Cinema chain Cineworld said Sunday it is considering closing all its movie theatres in Britain and the United States, after the postponement of the new James Bond film left a big hole in schedules. Cineworld Group PLC owns 543 Regal cinemas in the U.S. and 128 Cineworld venues in the U.K. and Ireland. It said it was “considering... Read More

12 weeks of Christmas — retailers speed up holiday plans in a daunting year

12 weeks of Christmas — retailers speed up holiday plans in a daunting year
Retailers are ramping up plans for a transformed Christmas shopping season in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with strategies to draw buyers early, step up their e-commerce game and convince consumers to buy gifts for far-flung friends and family. Indigo Books & Music Inc. is already rolling out cards and advent calendars, while Mountain Equipment Co-op has seen a sales... Read More

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week
TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Trade numbers Statistics Canada will release its international merchandise trade numbers for August on Tuesday. Canada’s imports and exports both posted gains in July, but still remained below their pre-pandemic levels. Macklem speech Bank of Canada governor Tiff Macklem is scheduled to give a... Read More