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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.

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Women in the Workplace 2020

Source: McKinsey
Date of Publication: September 30th, 2020
This is the sixth year of the Women in the Workplace study—in a year unlike any other.
Oil dips on COVID-19 resurgence, fears of more supply

Oil dips on COVID-19 resurgence, fears of more supply

By: Stephanie Kelly
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 15th, 2020
Oil prices edged lower on Friday, dragged down by concerns that a spike in COVID-19 cases in the United States and Europe will continue to drag on demand in two of the world’s biggest fuel-consuming regions.
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Deloitte to shut four UK offices as COVID-19 entrenches remote working

Deloitte to shut four UK offices as COVID-19 entrenches remote working

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 17th, 2020
Global accounting and consulting firm Deloitte will close four of its 50 British offices as it reviews its real estate portfolio in the coronavirus pandemic, but will retain the staff on work-from-home contracts, it said on Saturday.
AMC to reopen more theaters in the United States

AMC to reopen more theaters in the United States

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 19th, 2020
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc AMC.N, the world's largest theater chain, said on Monday it plans to open more cinemas in the United States this week, offering some hope to an industry hammered by pandemic restrictions and sending its shares up 24%.
IBM posts double-digit cloud revenue growth; says customers deferring some projects

IBM posts double-digit cloud revenue growth; says customers deferring some projects

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 19th, 2020
International Business Machines Corp IBM.N edged past Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue on Monday, bolstered by higher demand for its cloud services, a business it is staking its future on as it prepares to spin off one of its legacy units.
Logitech shares surge as COVID-19 boosts home-working

Logitech shares surge as COVID-19 boosts home-working

By: John Revill
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 19th, 2020
Logitech International LOGN.S shares led Europe's gainers on Tuesday as the computer peripherals maker reported a big jump in second-quarter profit and again hiked its guidance amid a work-from-home boom.
Regal Movie Chain Will Close All 536 U.S. Theaters On Thursday

Regal Movie Chain Will Close All 536 U.S. Theaters On Thursday

By: Bill Chappell
Source: NPR
Date of Publication: October 5th, 2020
More than 7,000 movie screens will be dark in the U.S. this weekend as the Regal theater chain said it will shut down all 536 locations on Thursday.
Southwest Airlines to Challenge Rivals at O’Hare and in Houston

Southwest Airlines to Challenge Rivals at O’Hare and in Houston

By: Alison Sider
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: October 12th, 2020
New service will take on United and American, as the carriers fight Covid-19’s impact.
Airborne transmission of coronavirus has made high-end air filtration systems more popular than ‘toilet paper in April’ as HVAC systems sell out

Airborne transmission of coronavirus has made high-end air filtration systems more popular than ‘toilet paper in April’ as HVAC systems sell out

By: Will Feuer
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: October 15th, 2020
Evidence has been mounting for months that the coronavirus can spread by air, but effective and high-quality air filtration as well as proper ventilation can reduce the risk of spread. It’s no silver bullet, but as the weather turns colder and people spend more time indoors, it’s another layer of a multi-pronged defense against the virus. “Filters and ventilation all play a role here, but fundamentally, I think of them more as kind of taking the edge off the risk once you’ve already done everything right to reduce it,” Jeff Siegel, a civil engineer at the University of Toronto, said.
TikTok is driving massive toy sales as play dates become less frequent during pandemic

TikTok is driving massive toy sales as play dates become less frequent during pandemic

By: Sarah Whitten
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: October 16th, 2020
Social media influencers were the fourth-most cited reason for someone making a toy purchase. More than 100 million Americans are monthly active users of TikTok. With that many eyeballs, it’s no wonder that toy companies are partnering with content creators to showcase products on the app. A number of toy companies have cited paid partnerships with TikTok creators as reasons for toy sale surges.

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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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