Walmart hires 100,000 to meet surging demand during coronavirus pandemic

Walmart hires 100,000 to meet surging demand during coronavirus pandemic

Walmart said it’s seen a surge in demand for hair color, beard trimmers and sewing machines as Americans stay at home during the coronavirus pandemic — and it’s still working hard to keep up with a spike in toilet paper sales. The big-box retailer has hired more than 100,000 new workers over the past three weeks […]
Pharmacies struggle to meet demand amid supply shortages

Pharmacies struggle to meet demand amid supply shortages

Emanuel Simhayev, owner and pharmacist at Get Well Rx in Astoria, Queens, consults with a customer purchasing face masks. April 2, 2020 Emanuel Simhayev’s small pharmacy is short-staffed these days. Most of his employees, worried about getting exposed to the...
3M scrambles to meet coronavirus demand for face masks

3M scrambles to meet coronavirus demand for face masks

The maker of Post-It notes and Scotch Tape is also the maker of perhaps one of the most desperately needed medical supplies in the world right now.  A face mask.  The $32 billion Minnesota conglomerate 3M is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of N95...
CVS Health looking to fill 50,000 jobs to meet demand

CVS Health looking to fill 50,000 jobs to meet demand

A driver unloads merchandise from a delivery truck outside a CVS Health Corp. location in New Rochelle, New York, U.S., on Monday, March 16, 2020. Angus Mordant | Bloomberg | Getty Images CVS Health said it plans to immediately fill 50,000 jobs across the U.S. to keep...