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N95 Face Mask Makers Ramp Up Production to Meet U.S. Covid-19 Demand - WSJ

N95 Face Mask Makers Ramp Up Production to Meet U.S. Covid-19 Demand

By: Austen Hufford
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: July 17th, 2020
American companies like 3M, Honeywell and Prestige Ameritech are investing in domestic production of masks.
Daimler to stop building sedans in the U.S. after second-quarter loss

Daimler to stop building sedans in the U.S. after second-quarter loss

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: July 16th, 2020
Daimler (DAIGn.DE) will stop building Mercedes-Benz sedans in the United States and Mexico as it seeks deeper cuts after posting a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss.
Boeing got hit with a new wave of canceled plane orders

Boeing got hit with a new wave of canceled plane orders

By: Chris Isidore
Source: CNN
Date of Publication: July 14th, 2020
The flood of canceled Boeing plane orders has returned. The company reported Tuesday that 60 orders were canceled in June, mostly by aircraft leasing companies.
How These Bike Brands Capitalized on the Cycling Boom

These 3 Brands Adjusted Their Campaigns to Capitalize on the Bike Boom

By: Nicole Ortiz
Source: Adweek
Date of Publication: July 10th, 2020
Brompton, Specialized and Trek all saw massive spikes in sales due to Covid-19.
U.S. manufacturing activity hits 14-month high

U.S. manufacturing activity hits 14-month high

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: July 1st, 2020
U.S. manufacturing activity rebounded in June, hitting its highest level in more than a year as the broader economy reopened, but rising COVID-19 infections threaten the recovery.
Tesla factory workers who stayed home due to COVID fears face termination

Tesla factory workers who stayed home due to COVID fears face termination

By: Timothy B. Lee
Source: Ars Technica
Date of Publication: June 26th, 2020
In May, Tesla told workers they could stay home if they felt unsafe.
U.S. mattress business springs back from pandemic shutdown

U.S. mattress business springs back from pandemic shutdown

By: Timothy Aeppel
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: June 15th, 2020
The U.S. mattress business has bounced back after months of shutdowns from the coronavirus pandemic kept customers away.
Tesla defied county orders so it could restart production. Days later, workers tested positive for the coronavirus.

Tesla defied county orders so it could restart production. Days later, workers tested positive for the coronavirus.

By: Faiz Siddiqui
Source: Washington Post
Date of Publication: June 9th, 2020
Chief executive Elon Musk defied a public health order so his company could resume building cars in Fremont, Calif., last month.
Bombardier to cut 2,500 aviation jobs as pandemic dents travel demand

Bombardier to cut 2,500 aviation jobs as pandemic dents travel demand

By: Allison Lampert in Montreal and Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru;
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: June 3rd, 2020
Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier Inc (BBDb.TO) said on Friday it would cut 2,500 jobs, or about 11% of the workforce at its aviation unit, as the coronavirus pandemic’s crushing impact on the air industry adds to its long list of problems.
Lessons from lockdown_ inside Fender's coronavirus marketing retune _ The Drum

Lessons from lockdown: inside Fender's coronavirus marketing retune

By: Rebecca Stewart
Source: The Drum
Date of Publication: May 7th, 2020
Fender’s online guitar tuition scheme has seen record sign-ups as people seek to learn new skills in lockdown. But the illustrious brand has learned a few lessons of its own amid a global pandemic – including how to better leverage talent across its social channels.