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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.

YouGov

YouGov: Top brands reflect consumers' pandemic priorities

By: Aaron Baar
Source: Marketing Dive
Date of Publication: November 19th, 2020
The YouGov rankings reflect consumer behaviors changes that were caused by the coronavirus pandemic, including an emphasis on cooking, cleaning, home improvement, e-commerce and streaming video while consumers spent more time at home.
loreal

An accelerator and a stress test: How Covid has shaken-up L’Oréal’s digital plans

By: Molly Fleming
Source: Marketing Week
Date of Publication: November 16th, 2020
L’Oréal’s ecommerce business has almost doubled during the pandemic as shoppers seek beauty products online.
McDonald's and franchisees to make safety checks as 'COVID fatigue' grips

McDonald's and franchisees to make safety checks as 'COVID fatigue' grips

By: Hilary Russ
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 13th, 2020
McDonald's Corp MCD.N will inspect all its U.S. restaurants to ensure compliance with safety standards as coronavirus cases surge again and "COVID fatigue" sets in, according to an internal note seen by Reuters on Friday.
Tyson Foods beats profit estimates, sees lower COVID-19 costs in 2021

Tyson Foods beats profit estimates, sees lower COVID-19 costs in 2021

By: Tom Polansek, Praveen Paramasivam
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 16th, 2020
Tyson Foods TSN.N beat Wall Street estimates for fourth-quarter profit on Monday, but faces rising costs for animal feed and uncertainty over labor as COVID-19 cases surge in the United States.
U.S. retail sales slow amid pandemic, lack of fiscal stimulus

U.S. retail sales slow amid pandemic, lack of fiscal stimulus

By: Lucia Mutikani
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 17th, 2020
U.S. retail sales increased less than expected in October and could slow further, restrained by spiraling new COVID-19 infections and declining household income as millions of unemployed Americans lose government financial support.
S&P 500, Dow drop from record levels as coronavirus cases spike

S&P 500, Dow drop from record levels as coronavirus cases spike

By: Shivani Kumaresan, Medha Singh
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 17th, 2020
Wall Street’s main indexes fell on Tuesday with the S&P 500 and the Dow retreating from record closing highs hit a day earlier, following disappointing retail sales data and a spike in COVID-19 cases across the country.
Pfizer to start pilot delivery program for its COVID-19 vaccine in four U.S. states

Pfizer to start pilot delivery program for its COVID-19 vaccine in four U.S. states

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 16th, 2020
Pfizer Inc PFE.N has launched a pilot delivery program for its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in four U.S. states, as the U.S. drugmaker seeks to address distribution challenges facing its ultra-cold storage requirements.
Walmart forecasts promising holiday season as online sales soar

Walmart forecasts promising holiday season as online sales soar

By: Melissa Fares, Aishwarya Venugopal
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 17th, 2020
Walmart Inc WMT.N said on Tuesday it was optimistic about its holiday sales prospects in a pandemic-ridden year after the big-box retailer beat Wall Street expectations for quarterly results as Americans increasingly shift their spending online.
U.S. airlines caution on winter challenges as COVID-19 cases rise

U.S. airlines caution on winter challenges as COVID-19 cases rise

By: Tracy Rucinski, David Shepardson
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 12th, 2020
Delta Air Lines DAL.N and Southwest Airlines LUV.N on Thursday cautioned that the recent surge in COVID-19 cases may have a negative impact on travel over the winter holidays, a period the sector had hoped would see improved bookings.
Sony PS5 sold out online as pandemic chills real-world retailing

Sony PS5 sold out online as pandemic chills real-world retailing

By: Sam Nussey
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 11th, 2020
Sony Corp’s PlayStation 5 (PS5) console launched in core markets on Thursday to intense interest online, but with first day real-world sales limited to pre-order pick-ups.

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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.
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    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

    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

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