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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.

JetBlue plane

JetBlue is the latest airline to retreat from blocking seats

By: David Koenig
Source: The Associated Press
Date of Publication: October 29th, 2020
The days of airlines blocking seats to make passengers feel safer about flying during the pandemic are coming closer to an end.
Sony Playstation 5

Sony Gets Lift From Stay-at-Home Demand Ahead of PlayStation 5 Launch

By: Peter Landers
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: October 28th, 2020
Company joins Japanese tech companies’ V-shaped recovery.
Mondelez candy in Halloween buckets

Brands have some new tricks up their sleeves this Halloween

Source: Marketing Dive
Date of Publication: October 28th, 2020
The pandemic has pushed marketers to adopt more digital and mobile tactics, with promising early results as sales of chocolate and candy tick upward.
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Marriott Uses Loyalty Program to Roll Out New Work From Anywhere Program

By: Ryan Barwick
Source: Adweek
Date of Publication: October 27th, 2020
Day rates available for workers sick of their own homes.
American Express credit card

AmEx profits plunge as travel spending comes to a standstill

By: Ken Sweet
Source: The Associated Press
Date of Publication: October 23rd, 2020
American Express’ fourth-quarter profits dropped by 39%, the credit card giant said Friday, as the pandemic’s deep impacts on travel, entertainment and dining dramatically impacted the company’s results.
Detroit automakers keep masks on to keep the factories running

Detroit automakers keep masks on to keep the factories running

By: Joseph White
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 27th, 2020
Now, four months after a slow and sometimes bumpy restart in May, many General Motors Co GM.N, Ford Motor Co F.N and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV FCHA.MI factories are working at close to full speed, chasing a stronger-than-expected recovery in sales.
P&G products

P&G sales surge amid pivot to digital, $100M investment in advertising

By: Chris Kelly
Source: Marketing Dive
Date of Publication: October 21st, 2020
Procter & Gamble's revenue rose 9% to $19.3 billion in Q1 2021, per its most recent quarterly earnings report.
Santa is skipping Macy's for the first time in 159 years

Santa is skipping Macy's for the first time in 159 years

By: Alexis Benveniste
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: October 22nd, 2020
There will be no miracle on 34th Street this year. Santa Claus won't be visiting any Macy's stores in 2020, ending a 159-year holiday season tradition.
80,000 furloughed as bus industry grinds to a halt

80,000 furloughed as bus industry grinds to a halt

By: Natasha Chen
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: October 25th, 2020
Clarence Cox took over a 35-year-old motorcoach business from his father and uncle and had hopes of one day giving it to his daughters. But with a $5 million fleet parked for months during a pandemic, and no federal aid, his goal now is just to make it to the end of 2020.
Nestlé logo

Pandemic-Era Shoppers Splurge on Vitamins, Boosting Nestlé Sales

By: Saabira Chaudhuri
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: October 21st, 2020
Small health-science division posts double-digit gains as consumers flock to products that boost health.

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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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