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The Changing Nature of Work

From virtual offices to essential workers, explore how companies are adapting to changes in the way we work. Content in this collection may include topics such as the pandemic’s impact on employment (layoffs, hiring freezes, etc.), the shift to remote working and digital workplaces, how planned events and conferences have been affected, and how business models are adapting to the new realities of life amid a global pandemic.

The biggest US mall owner Simon says still looking to salvage other distressed retailers

The biggest US mall owner Simon says still looking to salvage other distressed retailers

By: Lauren Thomas
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: August 10th, 2020
Simon Property Group Chief Executive David Simon said Monday that the company is still looking to salvage additional distressed retailers, having already made bids for bankrupted Lucky Brand, Brooks Brothers and J.C. Penney.
Marriott posts bigger-than-expected loss as virus hits bookings

Marriott posts bigger-than-expected loss as virus hits bookings

By: Reuters
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: August 10th, 2020
U.S. hotel operator Marriott International posted a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss on Monday, as the coronavirus pandemic curbed global travel and led to a plunge in room bookings.
Clorox CEO-elect says company is making 1 million wipes packages a day _ Fox Business

Clorox CEO-elect says company is making 1 million wipes packages a day

By: Lucas Manfredi
Source: Fox Business
Date of Publication: August 10th, 2020
Store shelves won't be fully stocked with its products until 2021 due to a supply shortage.
Mall owner Simon Property profit disappoints as pandemic cuts shopping days

Mall owner Simon Property profit disappoints as pandemic cuts shopping days

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: August 10th, 2020
Simon Property Group Inc (SPG.N) missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Monday, hurt by unpaid rent from retailers across its U.S. malls who suffered a total loss of 10,500 shopping days due to coronavirus-led lockdowns.
Royal Caribbean eyes COVID-19 testing to help restart cruises

Royal Caribbean eyes COVID-19 testing to help restart cruises

By: Uday Sampath Kumar
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: August 10th, 2020
Royal Caribbean Group (RCL.N) said on Monday testing passengers for COVID-19 was “very likely” going to be part of a new set of safety measures planned to get its ships to resume sailing after months of being docked.
Trick-or-treating is in doubt this year, so Halloween candy is coming early

Trick-or-treating is in doubt this year, so Halloween candy is coming early

By: Alicia Wallace
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: August 10th, 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic, and its potential to put a damper on trick-or-treating and spooky fêtes, has candy manufacturers like Hershey hedging their bets for what is typically their biggest season. That includes dressing up fewer treats in Halloween-specific packaging; putting a greater focus on big-name brands in family-sized packs; and, in some cases, extending the shopping season.
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The stock market is this close to setting another record -- the shortest bear market in history

The stock market is this close to setting another record -- the shortest bear market in history

By: Anneken Tappe
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: August 11th, 2020
The S&P 500 (SPX) could finish Tuesday at a new record high -- its first since the pandemic hit and exceeding its all-time high from February. That would mean it took Wall Street less than five months to go from nadir to new record, and the 2020 bear market would be the shortest in history.
Foot Locker Says Same Store Sales Up 18 Percent Due In Part To Stimulus Checks

Foot Locker Says Same Store Sales Up 18 Percent Due In Part To Stimulus Checks

By: PYMNTS
Source: PYMNTS
Date of Publication: August 10th, 2020
Foot Locker reported comparable store sales increased by 18 percent in the second-quarter ended Aug. 1 as the chain reopened and sales unexpectedly increased — likely due in part to government stimulus checks.
Avis Makes Germ-Killing Its Latest Marketing Message

Avis Joins Travel Brands Making Germ-Killing Its Central Marketing Message

By: Robert Klara
Source: Adweek
Date of Publication: August 10th, 2020
Budget's new safety pledge rests on the reputation of Lysol.
CATERPILLAR'S RESPONSE TO COVID-19

CATERPILLAR'S RESPONSE TO COVID-19

By: Caterpillar
Source: Caterpillar
Date of Publication: April 23rd, 2020
Caterpillar provides an update on how it is going to handle the COVID-19 pandemic moving forward.

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  • The Changing Nature of Work COVID-19

    The Changing Nature of Work

    From virtual offices to essential workers, explore how companies are adapting to changes in the way we work.
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  • Business on the Front Lines COVID-19

    Business on the Front Lines

    News and perspectives from corporations rising to the challenge of the COVID-19 public health crisis.
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  • Leading in a Crisis COVID-19.

    Leading in a Crisis

    Uncertainty can be disorienting and disruptive. Learn from business leaders about what it’s like to navigate their organizations and people through a global pandemic.
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  • Service and Community COVID-19

    Service and Community

    We’re in this together. Discover ways corporations are serving their communities and pivoting to become essential services.
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