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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.

Please don't touch: The future of experiential retail in the era of coronavirus

Please don't touch: The future of experiential retail in the era of coronavirus

By: Cara Salpini
Source: Marketing Dive
Date of Publication: June 8th, 2020
In the short term, brands have been moving online to engage consumers, but with stores reopening, retailers will have to shift away from or reimagine high-touch services.
Bechtel Sharing Safety Practices

Bechtel Sharing Safety Practices

Source: Bechtel
Date of Publication: June 23rd, 2020
Bechtel shares its best practices safety reopening measures across a variety of worksites.
See links in article for details.
Coronavirus Changed Everything. Except T.J. Maxx. - WSJ

Coronavirus Changed Everything. Except T.J. Maxx.

By: Suzanne Kapner and Sarah Nassauer
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: June 22nd, 2020
While many retailers pivot for a post-coronavirus future, discount chain doubles down on stores; ‘Nothing will change’
Starbucks is closing up to 400 stores in shift to takeout strategy

Starbucks is closing up to 400 stores in shift to takeout strategy

By: Chauncey Alcorn
Source: CNN
Date of Publication: June 10th, 2020
Starbucks store closures and shift to a take-out business model
Study: Employee Expectations Are Changing Due to COVID-19

Study: Employee Expectations Are Changing Due to COVID-19

Source: Institute of Public Relations
Date of Publication: June 1st, 2020
A survey of 831 adults about their feelings and views on returning to work
How to Prepare for the Future of Work Now

How to Prepare for the Future of Work Now

By: Bernard Coleman
Source: Inc.com
Date of Publication: May 23rd, 2020
How to prepare for the future of work now
REI, Macy's, Ulta Beauty, and Gap are reopening stores. Here's how your shopping experience will change.

REI, Macy's, Ulta Beauty, and Gap are reopening stores. Here's how your shopping experience will change.

By: Hayley Peterson
Source: Business Insider
Date of Publication: June 26th, 2020
A description of how different retail stores are implementing new restrictions on shopping
Cloud Strategies Aren't Just About Digital Transformation Anymore

Cloud Strategies Aren't Just About Digital Transformation Anymore

By: Lisa Morgan
Source: InformationWeek
Date of Publication: May 26th, 2020
A look at how cloud solutions are prioritized during the virtual work caused by the pandemic.
Gucci hikes handbag prices to curb coronavirus hit, says analyst

Gucci hikes handbag prices to curb coronavirus hit, says analyst

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: June 19th, 2020
Gucci has raised the price of handbags by up to 9%, joining rivals Louis Vuitton and Chanel in a bet their brands will still lure the wealthy, a Jefferies report said on Friday, as top luxury brands try to shake off the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apple to shut some U.S. stores again due to rising COVID-19 cases

Apple to shut some U.S. stores again due to rising COVID-19 cases

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: June 19th, 2020
Apple Inc said on Friday it is temporarily shutting some stores again in Florida, Arizona, South Carolina, and North Carolina in the United States, as novel coronavirus cases continue to rise in the country.

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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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