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Woman's hands hold a small wearable sensor with a glowing green light

On Factory Floors, a Chime and Flashing Light to Maintain Distance

By: Christopher F. Schuetze
Source: New York Times
Date of Publication: January 12th, 2021
Businesses like Henkel, a big German chemical company, are trying wearable sensors to prevent virus outbreaks among workers.
Burnhouse Becomes First San Antonio Bar to Have Alcohol License Suspended Over COVID-19 Rules

Burnhouse Becomes First San Antonio Bar to Have Alcohol License Suspended Over COVID-19 Rules

By: Nina Rangel
Source: San Antonio Current
Date of Publication: June 23rd, 2020
On Monday, North San Antonio bar Burnhouse became the first in the Alamo City to have its alcohol license suspended for failure to follow state policies to slow the spread of COVID-19.
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
Nike Covid Leadership

How Nike is striking the right tone with its response to Covid-19

By: Nikki Gilliland
Source: Ecoconsultancy
Date of Publication: April 15th, 2020
An article praising Nike's response to the covid-19 crisis. Uses brand to evoke emotional responses that praise social distancing efforts
Plans Unveiled for the Phased Reopening of Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks, Resort Hotels and Disney Stores

Plans Unveiled for the Phased Reopening of Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks, Resort Hotels and Disney Stores

By: Thomas Smith
Source: The Walt Disney Company
Date of Publication: May 27th, 2020
Following the recent reopening of Shanghai Disney Resort and Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort, we’re pleased to share that more Disney magic is coming back. Today, we submitted a proposal to the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force in Florida describing our approach for a phased reopening of Walt Disney World Resort theme parks planned to begin on July 11.
Disney wants to reopen Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom July 11. SeaWorld aims for June 11. Masks and temperature checks required.

Disney wants to reopen Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom July 11. SeaWorld aims for June 11. Masks and temperature checks required.

By: Stephen Hudak, Ryan Gillespie, Dewayne Bevil and Gabrielle Russon
Source: Orlando Sentinel
Date of Publication: May 27th, 2020
Walt Disney World plans to reopen its four theme parks in two phases in July, while SeaWorld is moving ahead with plans to open its doors in just three weeks, theme park officials said on Wednesday.
AMC CEO Message and Update

AMC CEO Message and Update

By: Adam Aron
Source: AMC
Date of Publication: March 13th, 2020
Notice from AMC CEO on company status during the coronavirus.
Southwest Air Chairman Gary Kelly joins FTN

Southwest Air Chairman Gary Kelly joins FTN

By: CBS News
Source: Youtube
Date of Publication: May 3rd, 2020
Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly on FTN discussing the effects of travel shutdown on his airline.
Walmart CEO Doug McMillon Encourages Shoppers To ‘Buy Week To Week’

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon Encourages Shoppers To ‘Buy Week To Week’

Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: April 10th, 2020
Joining TODAY from Bentonville, Arkansas, Doug McMillon, CEO of Walmart, the nation’s largest employer, says that while “it’s important we get back to work as we can,” the economy will reopen “a region at a time, a county at a time.” He describes steps Walmart has taken to keep its workers “as safe as possible” and calls them “truly heroic.” He says that while food “is in good shape” on Walmart shelves, hand sanitizer and paper products “sell out right away” and he urges shoppers to “buy week to week” instead of stocking up.