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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.

Campbell Soup expects sales to fall as lockdowns ease

Campbell Soup expects sales to fall as lockdowns ease

By: Praveen Paramasivam, Richa Naidu
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 3rd, 2020
Campbell Soup Co (CPB.N) on Thursday forecast first-quarter revenue largely above market estimates due to pandemic-buying, but said it expects sales to drop off in the second-half of its fiscal year as people start dining out again, sending shares down 5.5%.
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Britain's Pret A Manger turns to subscription drinks service to aid recovery

Britain's Pret A Manger turns to subscription drinks service to aid recovery

By: James Davey
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 3rd, 2020
British sandwich and coffee chain Pret A Manger said on Friday it would launch a subscription service for drinks, trying out a new business model to help it survive the coronavirus crisis, which has hammered its sales.
Virgin Atlantic to cut over 1,000 more jobs as demand languishes

Virgin Atlantic to cut over 1,000 more jobs as demand languishes

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 3rd, 2020
Virgin Atlantic is preparing to cut more than 1,000 jobs after seeing a slower-than-expected recovery in international demand for air travel, Sky News reported bit.ly/3h0II1c on Thursday.
No pandemic pause in IKEA's U.S. shopping mall plans

No pandemic pause in IKEA's U.S. shopping mall plans

By: Anna Ringstrom
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 7th, 2020
IKEA’s shopping centers business hopes to open the doors of its first mall in the United States, in the center of San Francisco, within a year, pushing ahead with its expansion plans while many retailers are reeling from the coronavirus crisis.
Scared of COVID-19 this Halloween? Hershey is making an ad for that

Scared of COVID-19 this Halloween? Hershey is making an ad for that

By: Richa Naidu
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 8th, 2020
Hershey will tailor digital ads to households using search data provided by Google to overcome fresh challenges that threaten to derail this year’s Halloween.
Ulta Beauty Returns to TV Advertising After a Pandemic Pause - WSJ

Ulta Beauty Returns to TV Advertising After a Pandemic Pause

By: Alexandra Bruell
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: September 4th, 2020
The beauty giant pulled its ads off the air in March, when Covid-19 forced many retailers to shut their doors.
Ford will cut 1,400 salaried jobs, offering early retirement - CNN

Ford will cut 1,400 salaried jobs, offering early retirement

By: Chris Isidore
Source: CNN
Date of Publication: September 2nd, 2020
Ford is looking to cut 1,400 white collar jobs in a cost-savings move.
United Airlines will furlough 16,000 employees - CNN

United Airlines will furlough 16,000 employees

By: Pete Muntean, Gregory Wallace
Source: CNN
Date of Publication: September 2nd, 2020
With no air travel rebound or new federal help in sight, United Airlines says it will furlough about 20% of its frontline employees in less than a month's time.
Coors Light turns favorite video chat backgrounds into real vacations _ Marketing Dive

Coors Light turns favorite video chat backgrounds into real vacations

By: Chris Kelly
Source: Marketing Dive
Date of Publication: September 1st, 2020
Coors Light is giving fans a chance to win a vacation to the travel destinations they've been using as video chat backgrounds during the pandemic, according to a press release.
Coffee, donuts and Spic and Span: P&G finds new ways to plug products amid pandemic

Coffee, donuts and Spic and Span: P&G finds new ways to plug products amid pandemic

By: Richa Naidu, Hilary Russ
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 2nd, 2020
Germ-conscious in the pandemic era but still craving a donut and coffee? Procter & Gamble, which has already teamed up with Dunkin’ Brands to promote the use of its cleaning products in restaurants, is looking for more partners — and it’s hoping for a payoff in the grocery store aisle.

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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

    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 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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