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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.

Amazon taking extra precautions against COVID-19 ahead of Prime Day

Amazon taking extra precautions against COVID-19 ahead of Prime Day

By: Kelly Roberts
Source: WMC5
Date of Publication: October 7th, 2020
Amazon Prime Day has become the new, unofficial start of the holiday shopping season. Millions of packages will be shipped out, but six feet is the number workers are expected to focus on inside Amazon facilities.
Pandemic pushes start of holiday shopping earlier than ever

Pandemic pushes start of holiday shopping earlier than ever

By: JOSEPH PISANI and ANNE D'INNOCENZIO
Source: The Associated Press
Date of Publication: October 5th, 2020
Add last-minute holiday shopping to the list of time-honored traditions being upended by the coronavirus pandemic.
Social listening enabled Kroger's speedy pandemic marketing response

Social listening enabled Kroger's speedy pandemic marketing response

By: Peter Adams
Source: Marketing Dive
Date of Publication: October 7th, 2020
Focusing on the channel helped America's largest grocery chain develop a three-pronged playbook that's kept it reactive to continued volatility, executives said during Advertising Week.
Wells Fargo cuts more jobs as part of earlier cost-cutting drive

Wells Fargo cuts more jobs as part of earlier cost-cutting drive

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 7th, 2020
Wells Fargo & Co WFC.N has started to cut jobs at its commercial banking unit as part of larger reductions that will impact nearly all of its functions and business lines, a company spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
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IKEA gets sales boost from shoppers' new stay-at-home focus

IKEA gets sales boost from shoppers' new stay-at-home focus

By: Anne Ringstrom
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 6th, 2020
IKEA sees sales returning to growth this year after the coronavirus crisis boosted shoppers’ interest in spending more on their homes, a trend the world’s biggest furniture retailer believes is here to stay.
Dick's Sporting Goods to hire 9,000 holiday season workers, eyes surge in online orders

Dick's Sporting Goods to hire 9,000 holiday season workers, eyes surge in online orders

By: Richa Naidu
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 8th, 2020
Dick’s Sporting Goods said on Thursday it will hire up to 9,000 workers to cover the holiday season in its stores, 1,000 more than last year, expecting a jump in online orders amid the coronavirus pandemic.
McDonald's global sales improve in third quarter versus second quarter after coronavirus disruption

McDonald's global sales improve in third quarter versus second quarter after coronavirus disruption

By: Hilary Russ
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 8th, 2020
McDonald's Corp MCD.N global sales improved in the third quarter versus the second quarter, down just 2.2% year over year, as drive-thru orders surged and special promotions lifted sales to double-digit percentage increases in September, the company said on Thursday.
U.S. weekly jobless claims inch lower, but remain stubbornly high

U.S. weekly jobless claims inch lower, but remain stubbornly high

By: Dan Burns
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 8th, 2020
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits inched down last week, signaling the U.S. labor market is making little fresh headway in getting millions of people back on the job after being out of work due to COVID-19 disruptions.
Domino's quarterly profit misses on higher COVID-19 costs

Domino's quarterly profit misses on higher COVID-19 costs

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 8th, 2020
Domino’s Pizza Inc reported a smaller-than-expected profit on Thursday as high pandemic-related costs and staff bonuses offset a jump in demand for pizzas during the coronavirus crisis, sending the company’s shares down about 8%.
Carnival reports smaller-than-expected loss, says cruising still in demand

Carnival reports smaller-than-expected loss, says cruising still in demand

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 8th, 2020
Carnival Corp CCL.N on Thursday reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss and said advanced bookings for next year were improving, indicating renewed demand for cruising.

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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

    News and perspectives from corporations rising to the challenge of the COVID-19 public health crisis.
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    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

    We’re in this together. Discover ways corporations are serving their communities and pivoting to become essential services.
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