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WeWork losses mount but sees 'seismic shift' in office leasing to its favor

WeWork losses mount but sees 'seismic shift' in office leasing to its favor

By: Herbert Lash
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 13th, 2020
WeWork Companies LLC’s revenue declined but its cash burn slowed in the third quarter, a company memo showed on Thursday, as management expressed confidence the shared-workplace provider can weather the hit to the global office sector from COVID-19.
Meatpackers in the Americas accelerate automation after outbreaks, lagging Europe

Meatpackers in the Americas accelerate automation after outbreaks, lagging Europe

By: Rod Nickel, Rajesh Kumar Singh, Ana Mano
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 1st, 2020
As coronavirus outbreaks among workers closed several Canadian meat plants, Henry Mizrahi saw a different future for Lesters Foods, the hot dog factory he runs in Montreal.
Cranky customers, masked smiles redefine workplace culture: ‘Feels like we’re strangers’

Cranky customers, masked smiles redefine workplace culture: ‘Feels like we’re strangers’

By: Abha Bhattarai
Source: Washington Post
Date of Publication: September 23rd, 2020
The pandemic that has ravaged the service industry and cost millions of jobs is changing the nature of customer-facing work at stores, spas, restaurants, barbershops and other service-sector jobs. Workers across the country say even the most basic interactions with customers and colleagues have been complicated by social distancing and mask requirements, as well as the underlying fear of contracting the deadly virus.
United Airlines bids farewell to change fees in push for bookings

United Airlines bids farewell to change fees in push for bookings

By: Tracy Rucinski
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: August 30th, 2020
United Airlines (UAL.O) said on Sunday it is permanently eliminating change fees on tickets for U.S. travel effective immediately, the latest effort by a U.S. airline to try to stimulate bookings hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
Buying and Selling a Car During COVID-19 - CARMAX

Buying and Selling a Car During COVID-19 - CARMAX

By: CarMax
Source: CarMax
Date of Publication: May 22nd, 2020
CarMax provides steps on how to buy and sell cars during the COVID-19 pandemic .
Molson Coors Beverage Company Announces Updates Related to COVID-19

Molson Coors Beverage Company Announces Updates Related to COVID-19

By: Molson Coors
Source: Molson Coors
Date of Publication: March 27th, 2020
Molson Coors discusses changes in their policies and how they are planning to handle the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Netflix’s New Co-CEO Ted Sarandos Says Streamer Shooting In LA This Week; COVID-19 Safety Protocols To Be “Permanent Part Of Production”

By: Dominic Patten
Source: Deadline
Date of Publication: July 16th, 2020
As the world outside North America hesitantly moves back into film and TV production out of the COVID-19 pandemic, Netflix’s newly minted co-CEO believes the entertainment industry will never be the same – but things are “ramping up”
Tyson Turns to Robot Butchers, Spurred by Coronavirus Outbreaks

Tyson Turns to Robot Butchers, Spurred by Coronavirus Outbreaks

By: Jacob Bunge and Jesse Newman
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: July 9th, 2020
The pandemic is speeding meatpackers’ shift from human meat cutters to automated ones, but machines can’t yet match people’s ability
Clorox names longtime executive its new CEO, as company beats estimates on pandemic-led demand

Clorox names longtime executive its new CEO, as company beats estimates on pandemic-led demand

By: Reuters
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: August 3rd, 2020
Clorox named its president and longtime executive, Linda Rendle, as chief executive officer on Monday as it beat estimates for quarterly results on the back of rising spending on disinfectant and other cleaning products due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ford CEO Jim Hackett to retire, handing reins to Jim Farley, as restructuring plan fails to reignite stock

Ford CEO Jim Hackett to retire, handing reins to Jim Farley, as restructuring plan fails to reignite stock

By: Michael Wayland
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: August 4th, 2020
Ford Motor CEO and President Jim Hackett will unexpectedly retire. Hackett, 65, will be succeeded by his heir apparent, Jim Farley, Ford’s chief operating officer, effective Oct 1. Farley, 58, will work with Hackett on a “smooth leadership transition over the next two months,” according to the company.