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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.

New Unemployment makes recovery seem a long way off

With Unemployment Offices Busy, Recovery Seems a ‘Long Haul’

By: Nelson D. Schwartz
Source: New York Times
Date of Publication: June 25th, 2020
As coronavirus hot spots flare across the U.S., adding to economic worries, new jobless claims surpassed one million for the 14th week.
Jimmy John's Enlists Out-of-Work Creatives to Advertise Its Sandwich Deals_Adweek

Jimmy John’s Enlists Out-of-Work Creatives to Advertise Its Sandwich Deals

By: Richard Collings
Source: Adweek
Date of Publication: June 24th, 2020
Restaurant chain breaks with its own history to offer discounts during pandemic.
Report_ Amazon gains significant ground in digital ad market as COVID-19 drags Google

Report: Amazon gains significant ground in digital ad market as COVID-19 drags Google

By: Lydia Dishman
Source: Fast Company
Date of Publication: June 22nd, 2020
According to eMarketer, Google’s net U.S. digital ad revenues will drop by 5.3% to $39.58 billion by the end of 2020.
How Coronavirus Complicated the Quest for a Greener Plastic Bottle - WSJ

How Coronavirus Complicated the Quest for a Greener Plastic Bottle

By: Saabira Chaudhuri
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: June 24th, 2020
The pandemic disrupted recycling and hit oil prices, challenging efforts to use more recycled plastic in drinks bottles.
PPP recipients can apply early for loan forgiveness, SBA says

PPP recipients can apply early for loan forgiveness, SBA says

By: Jeff Drew
Source: Journal of Accountancy
Date of Publication: June 23rd, 2020
New Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) guidance released Monday night declares that PPP recipients can apply for loan forgiveness early but that doing so could cost them money.
Small businesses expect to fail. Here’s what will happen to their PPP loans.

Small businesses expect to fail. Here’s what will happen to their PPP loans.

By: Greg Iacurci
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: June 24th, 2020
Small businesses have received nearly $630 billion in combined funding through the Paycheck Protection Program and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program. Nearly a quarter of small businesses are considering closing permanently due to Covid-19, one survey found. All PPP loans and EIDL loans of less than $25,000 have terms that are relatively favorable to borrowers if they need to close.
Burnhouse Becomes First San Antonio Bar to Have Alcohol License Suspended Over COVID-19 Rules

Burnhouse Becomes First San Antonio Bar to Have Alcohol License Suspended Over COVID-19 Rules

By: Nina Rangel
Source: San Antonio Current
Date of Publication: June 23rd, 2020
On Monday, North San Antonio bar Burnhouse became the first in the Alamo City to have its alcohol license suspended for failure to follow state policies to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Gilead’s next COVID-19 treatment advancement could keep patients out of hospitals

Gilead’s next COVID-19 treatment advancement could keep patients out of hospitals

By: Sy Mukherjee
Source: Fortune
Date of Publication: June 22nd, 2020
Gilead won the first Food and Drug Administration (FDA) emergency authorization for a COVID-19 treatment in May. Now, the biotech giant says, it will soon begin clinical trials for a different version of the same experimental drug, remdesivir, which might make it easier to administer outside of a hospital or ICU wing.
GNC filed for bankruptcy and could close up to 1,200 stores_BI

GNC filed for bankruptcy and could close up to 1,200 stores

By: Madeline Stone
Source: Business Insider
Date of Publication: June 24th, 2020
GNC filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection late Tuesday night.
Saks to Reopen Fifth Avenue Flagship With UV Handrail Cleaners, Video Shopping Service - WSJ

Saks to Reopen Fifth Avenue Flagship With UV Handrail Cleaners, Video Shopping Service

By: Suzanne Kapner
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: June 23rd, 2020
Saks, Tiffany, Bergdorf are going beyond masks and other coronavirus safety measures as they try to woo back luxury shoppers to the high-end shopping corridor.

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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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