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Pot-buying frenzy has slowed in Canada amid COVID-19 pandemic

SHARE MONTREAL — Canadians seem to have slowed their pot buying frenzy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Michael Singer, interim chief executive of Aurora Cannabis, says people were stocking up in March, when there was a concern the pandemic could disrupt the supply chain. Complete coverage at CTVNews.ca/coronavirus Coronavirus newsletter sign-up: …

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Pandemic claims yet another retailer in U.S.: J.C. Penney

SHARE NEW YORK — The 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. As part of its reorganization, the 118-year-old company said late Friday it will be shuttering some stores. It …

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