HBO Max to develop TV spinoff to Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’


Still from “The Batman,” an upcoming superhero film from Warner Bros.

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Matt Reeves’ take on the Dark Knight won’t arrive in theaters until 2021, but that’s not stopping HBO Max from committing to giving the film its own expanded universe.

On Friday, the streaming service owned by AT&T announced that it had given a series commitment to a DC drama set in the Gotham City Police Department. Reeves, who is helming the film “The Batman,” is working alongside Terence Winter (“Boardwalk Empire), “The Batman” producer Dylan Clark and Warner Bros. Television.

The show is set to explore corruption

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Canada Goose CEO says experiential store is ‘a break from the insanity’


Dani Reiss, president and CEO of Canada Goose

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Canada Goose’s CEO said Friday the retailer’s recently opened experiential store in Canada is “almost built for this environment,” as consumers brave enough to venture outside are looking for things to do during the coronavirus pandemic. 

“Naturally, it is socially distanced,” Chief Executive Dani Reiss told CNBC in a phone interview Friday afternoon, about the store. “There are not a lot of people shopping at once. It is an experience in a controlled way.” 

Canada Goose, famous for its extreme weather outerwear, opened the location in the

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First-quarter retail industry operating income falls 58%


Even when the Great Recession dampened consumer confidence and drove up unemployment things weren’t as bad for retailers as they have been during the current Covid-19 crisis, according to a new analysis from Retail Metrics.

Days after the World Health Organization declared a pandemic in March, retailers across the U.S. were forced to shut their doors for many weeks to help stem the spread of the virus. The result: The retail sector’s first-quarter operating income fell 57.7% compared with last year – and 71.1% when not including Walmart, which was allowed to keep operating to sell essential items like food,

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Coronavirus deaths tick up in Florida, Texas, California, Arizona


Medical staff wearing full PPE push a stretcher with a deceased patient to a car outside of the Covid-19 intensive care unit at the United Memorial Medical Center on June 30, 2020 in Houston, Texas.

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Reported coronavirus-related deaths appear to be on the rise in Florida, Texas, California, Arizona and some other states that are struggling to contain rapidly expanding outbreaks, a CNBC analysis of data collected by Johns Hopkins University shows. 

After peaking at an average of more than 2,000 deaths per day just three months ago, primarily driven by New York and New

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