Thursday’s business headlines

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Here’s a look at Thursday’s business headlines.


Workone centers across Indiana are closed to in-person visits from people applying for unemployment or looking for jobs.

Governor Eric Holcomb made the decision to protect Hoosiers from the novel coronavirus and to promote social distancing.

As a result, the office will be closed to the public until further notice. Everything is still available online.


Serta Simmons bedding said it will donate 10,000 mattresses to hospitals and medical facilities, mainly in the New York area, to fight the coronavirus.

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Beyond its donation, the company also said it is capable of producing up to 20,000 additional beds per day to help in the fight against the coronavirus.


Nordstrom is planning to extend its store closures for at least a week through April 5.

The company said it would offer store employees pay through April 5 but at that point, it plans to furlough a portion of corporate employees for six weeks.

The impacted employees would continue to receive enrolled benefits.

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Three-quarters of Americans expect coronavirus to hurt their income.

Despite those concerns, Kantar found that a majority of people in the G7 countries, including 53% in the U.S., approve of how their national government has handled the crisis.

The Senate did pass the coronavirus relief package, sending it to the House for a vote expected Friday.