New Zealand businesses including malls, cinemas, cafes and gyms will reopen on Thursday after some of the tightest restrictions in the world to stop the spread of the coronavirus were further loosened on Monday.
Hong Kong's retail sales fell by 42% in March from a year earlier, as travel restrictions kept tourists away and most residents steered clear of shops and restaurants for fear of catching the coronavirus.
Restaurants are reopening, factories are stirring, and in one of the clearest signs yet that China is awakening from its coronavirus coma, the country's "dancing aunties" are once again gathering in parks and squares.
From Maison Kitsuné to L’Exception, Archive 18-20 and Yves Saint Laurent, many Parisian fashion labels and stores have introduced a café area, the latest being A.P.C., opening its café from November 20 to January 31.
French fashion influencer-turned-designer Jeanne Damas has launched two establishments in one, the first boutique for her womenswear brand Rouje and a restaurant, both on Rue Bachaumont in Paris’ 2nd arrondissement.
This week’s launch of Eataly in the hip Paris neighbourhood of the Marais by the Galeries Lafayette group marks an important new chapter for the high-end French retail group – its entrance into the experiential era.