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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.

CarMax's Response to COVID-19

CarMax's Response to COVID-19

By: CarMax
Source: CarMax
Date of Publication: July 29th, 2020
CarMax describes the changes and policies they have in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
COVID-19: Saving thousands of lives and trillions in livelihoods - McKinsey

COVID-19: Saving thousands of lives and trillions in livelihoods - McKinsey

By: Sarun Charumilind, Ezra Greenberg, Jessica Lamb, and Shubham Singhal
Source: McKinsey
Date of Publication: August 17th, 2020
McKinsey Provides an update on how it wants to see safety measures proceed in order for economic growth to continue forward.
General Mills brand chief on pivoting harder into solving problems, delivering joy

General Mills brand chief on pivoting harder into solving problems, delivering joy

By: Kenneth Hein
Source: The Drum
Date of Publication: August 17th, 2020
The pandemic has allowed General Mills to fully activate its internal mantra of being a force for good. Brand chief Brad Hiranaga details how this US food giant is altering its marketing plans to take action based on the needs of the moment.
Disney revenue dropped more than $8 billion last quarter as pandemic took its toll

Disney revenue dropped more than $8 billion last quarter as pandemic took its toll

By: Steven Zeitchik
Source: The Washington Post
Disney revealed that as a result of the coronavirus pandemic it took in just $11.8 billion in revenue and $1 billion in operating income in the three-month period that ended in June, compared to the $20.25 billion in revenue and $4 billion in operating income it generated over the same time period last year.
How a Chicago restaurant’s mobile app doubles as contactless payment and delivery - NCR Corp.

Social Distancing & Face Coverings - Publix

By: Publix
Source: Publix
Publix wants to work together with it's customers to help limit the spread of COVID-19 by requiring face masks in their stores starting July 21.
Impossible, Blue Bottle and Shake Shack_ How big US food brands pivot during coronavirus - CNN

Impossible, Blue Bottle and Shake Shack: Big brands are trying everything to keep you eating and drinking their stuff at home

By: Michelle Toh
Source: CNN
Date of Publication: August 17th, 2020
Big food and drink brands really want you to keep consuming what they make during the coronavirus pandemic, and they are coming up with some crafty ways to make it happen.
How a Chicago restaurant’s mobile app doubles as contactless payment and delivery - NCR Corp.

How a Chicago restaurant’s mobile app doubles as contactless payment and delivery - NCR Corp.

By: NCR Corporation
Source: NCR Corporation
Date of Publication: August 10th, 2020
Chicago’s Roots Pizza offers a mobile restaurant app powered through the NCR Engage app platform that provides an experience their customers seem to love.
Walmart results expected to show improved margins, online sales

Walmart results expected to show improved margins, online sales

By: Aishwarya Venugopal, Melissa Fares
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: August 17th, 2020
Walmart Inc’s (WMT.N) margins and online sales are expected to benefit in the second quarter as the largest U.S. retailer cashed in on shoppers using government stimulus checks to buy higher-priced products like sneakers and toys along with daily essentials.
Amazon Bets on Office-Based Work With Expansion in Major Cities

Amazon Bets on Office-Based Work With Expansion in Major Cities

By: Sebastian Herrera
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: August 18th, 2020
The e-commerce giant says it is adding 3,500 employees in six major cities even as other companies embrace lasting remote employment.
Work-from-home boom is a bust for big office furniture makers

Work-from-home boom is a bust for big office furniture makers

By: Timothy Aeppel
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: August 18th, 2020
America’s biggest office furniture manufacturers got the rug pulled out from under them by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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