Danville Scales Back Street Closure After Retailer ComplaintsClosing down the main street to allow for outdoor dining has been a popular idea in many smaller Bay Area cities. But in some cases, the closures are hurting businesses.
Target Joins Walmart In Closing Stores On Thanksgiving Day Before 'Black Friday'Target is joining Walmart in closing its stores on Thanksgiving Day, ending a decadelong tradition of jump-starting Black Friday door buster sales.
Santa Clara County To Lift Some Pandemic Restrictions On Business, Recreation FridayNew parts of Santa Clara County's economy and civic life will be allowed to reopen Friday after weeks of being shuttered by the novel coronavirus pandemic and the efforts to slow its spread. 
Business Slow As SF Retailers Enter In Phase 2 Of COVID-19 ReopeningOn day one of phase two for reopening business after the COVID-19 shutdown, overall foot traffic was slow but stores were eager to open and SF neighborhoods looked a bit more energized.
San Mateo County Businesses Make Adjustments For Phase 2 Curbside ReopeningSome hopeful business owners in San Mateo County were able to reopen their shops for curbside pick-up Monday as parts of the Bay Area finally moved into Phase 2 reopening amid the coronavirus shelter order.
JCPenney To Close Nearly 30% Of Its Stores In Bankruptcy PlanJCPenney plans to close nearly 200 stores this year and an additional 50 stores next year.
Temperature Checks, Face Coverings; New Requirements For Shoppers When Apple Stores ReopenAs business restrictions begin easing across the San Francisco Bay Area, Apple officials are planning modifications to their shopping experience to call in line with COVID-19 prevention measures.
San Francisco Businesses Get Ready For Curbside Sales As COVID-19 Restrictions EaseRetail businesses in San Francisco have the green light to begin curbside sales and pickups starting Monday, but that’s still leaving many owners wondering how it will impact their business overall.
COVID-19 Pandemic Pushes Troubled Retailer J.C. Penney To BankruptcyThe coronavirus pandemic has pushed the storied but troubled department store chain J.C. Penney into Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It is the fourth major retailer to meet that fate.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Issues City-Specific Guidelines For Retail Curbside PickupOfficials in San Francisco on Thursday issued detailed guidelines that retail stores eligible to reopen on May 18 will need to follow in order to operate within specific coronavirus restrictions.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Retail Stores, Warehouses, Manufacturers Can Begin Reopening On Monday Mayor London Breed announced Wednesday that all retail stores within San Francisco that have access to the street for pick-up and deliveries will be allowed to reopen on May 18.
Coronavirus Update: California Gov. Newsom Says Some 'Low-Risk' Businesses Eligible To Reopen FridayGovernor Gavin Newsom on Monday offered updates on the state's plans to track and trace contacts made by diagnosed cases of COVID-19 and said some low-risk businesses would be able to reopen as early as Friday.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Bay Area Costco Shoppers Now Required To Wear Masks; Limits To Meat PurchasesWhile San Francisco Bay Area residents have been required to wear face coverings in stores for more than a week, Costco has announced it would be strictly enforcing the requirement at all its stores beginning on Tuesday.
Coronavirus Update: Bay Area J. Crew Stores Future In Doubt; Company Files For Chapter 11The owner of J.Crew is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, a financial casualty of the coronavirus outbreak and the fate of its five San Francisco Bay Area stores remains in jeopardy.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco-Based Gap Issues Frightening Report Of Pandemic Financial WoesThe ongoing coronavirus outbreak has rocked the nation's retail industry including San Francisco-based clothier Gap Inc. which reported Wednesday it was running out of cash.