Pier 1 just announced sad news for fans

A combination of shelter-in-place and social distancing orders have planted the nail in the coffin of a high profile home goods retailer. After examining its options, Pier 1 Imports says it will close all its shops and end retail operations “as soon as reasonably possible.” Their decision to throw in the…

China reports just one new domestic virus infection

China reported just one new domestic case of the coronavirus on Wednesday but a dozen more imported infections. For the second consecutive day there was only one more fresh infection in Wuhan, the central city where the virus first emerged late last year, the National Health Commission said. New cases…