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Airbnb could still IPO in 2020, CEO Brian Chesky says: ‘It has exceeded everything we expected’

Airbnb could still IPO in 2020, CEO Brian Chesky says: ‘It has exceeded everything we expected’

By: Jen Wieczner
Source: Fortune
Date of Publication: June 30th, 2020
Airbnb is hoping to lure customers back after the pandemic with a new cleanliness initiative.
The Office Elevator In COVID-19 Times: Experts Weigh In On Safer Ups And Downs

The Office Elevator In COVID-19 Times: Experts Weigh In On Safer Ups And Downs

By: Lauren Weber
Source: NPR
Date of Publication: June 8th, 2020
Once the epitome of efficiency for moving masses of people quickly to where they needed to go, the elevator is the antithesis of social distancing and a risk-multiplying bottleneck. As America begins to open up, the newest conundrum for employers is how to safely transport people in elevators and manage the crowd of people waiting for them.
Saks to Reopen Fifth Avenue Flagship With UV Handrail Cleaners, Video Shopping Service - WSJ

Saks to Reopen Fifth Avenue Flagship With UV Handrail Cleaners, Video Shopping Service

By: Suzanne Kapner
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: June 23rd, 2020
Saks, Tiffany, Bergdorf are going beyond masks and other coronavirus safety measures as they try to woo back luxury shoppers to the high-end shopping corridor.
How Much Covid-19 Cost Those Businesses That Stayed Open - WSJ

How Much Covid-19 Cost Those Businesses That Stayed Open

By: Inti Pacheco
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: June 23rd, 2020
From $198,000 to $1 billion, public companies start to disclose the amount spent on paying workers and protecting them and customers.
The Head of Hilton Talks About How His Business Will Survive_Bloomberg

The Head of Hilton Talks About How His Business Will Survive

By: Carol Massar and Jason Kelly
Source: Bloomberg
Date of Publication: June 19th, 2020
CEO Christopher Nassetta says many things will never be the same, but people will still be traveling.
Why Companies Want Clorox as Much as Consumers Do (If Not More)_Adweek

Why Companies Want Clorox as Much as Consumers Do (If Not More)

By: Paul Hiebert and Ryan Barwick
Source: Adweek
Date of Publication: June 19th, 2020
Working with the trusted brand has become a deeply coveted corporate partnership during the pandemic.
The Cutting-Edge Technology That’ll Make Cruising Safe Again

The Cutting-Edge Technology That’ll Make Cruising Safe Again

By: Fran Golden
Source: Bloomberg
Date of Publication: June 3rd, 2020
Wearable devices for crowd control, digital casinos, and robot crew members are just a few of the interventions being pursued by ship designers.
Planning for the Post-COVID-19 Workforce: Four Scenarios

Planning for the Post-COVID-19 Workforce: Four Scenarios

By: Scott A. Snyder, Eric Skoritowski, Jarrad Roeder and Alex Libson
Source: Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Date of Publication: June 1st, 2020
Significant uncertainty surrounds what the “new normal” could look like for firms beyond the COVID-19 crisis, particularly in terms of human capital. But scenario thinking can help organizations better anticipate and adapt to dramatic changes, increase agility and resilience, and turn uncertainty into advantage.
The Insight. The latest trends from The Harris Poll

The Insight. The latest trends from The Harris Poll

By: Harris Poll
Source: Harris Poll
Date of Publication: April 13th, 2020
In Wave 7 of The Harris Poll COVID-19 Tracker fielded April 11-13, 2020, all attention shifts from abject fear to restarting the economy, safely. Both in households and in businesses, fundamental assumptions are being re-thought about daily living. And if the worst is indeed behind us, Americans remain wary of going back to life as it was before. Contactless service, hygienic sourcing and at safe distance experiences are just a small part of the new not-so-normal economy. Based on these themes, our team has curated key insights to help you navigate the coronavirus. Full survey results and business implications can be found at The Harris Poll COVID-19 Portal. We will continue to actively field and provide insights on a regular cadence to keep you informed of the shifts in sentiment and behaviors as the news and guidelines evolve.
Healthcare Epidemiologists Ready U.S. Hospitals to Prevent and Care for Coronavirus Cases

Healthcare Epidemiologists Ready U.S. Hospitals to Prevent and Care for Coronavirus Cases

By: SHEA
Source: The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
Date of Publication: January 31st, 2020
The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) emphasizes the importance of supporting novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) preparedness efforts with rigorous commitment to infection prevention and science-based decision making. SHEA members – healthcare epidemiologists and other experts in infection prevention and infectious diseases working in collaboration with public health – are experienced in outbreak management, having overseen preparedness and management of 2019-nCoV, SARS, MERS-CoV, H1N1, influenza, and other infectious diseases, and are working diligently to ensure safety.