Corporate Corner

12 July, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Corporate Corner

European Council President Charles Michel leaves a press conference to present his new proposal for the MFF (Multiannual financial framework) and the recovery package at the European Council building in Brussels on Friday.

Businesses in downtown Tenino are pictured where an 1890s-era press is being used to print wooden money, Washington on Friday. Tenino had become a ghost town, and small businesses were struggling to survive amid the coronavirus pandemic, so local officials revived an unconventional idea from the last century: print its own currency on planks of wood.

A woman sets up a shop window with advertising banners announcing discount prices on the first day of the summer sales in Strasbourg, eastern France recently. Summer sales, postponed by three weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, starts next Wednesday in France.