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YouGov: Top brands reflect consumers' pandemic priorities

By: Aaron Baar
Source: Marketing Dive
Date of Publication: November 19th, 2020
The YouGov rankings reflect consumer behaviors changes that were caused by the coronavirus pandemic, including an emphasis on cooking, cleaning, home improvement, e-commerce and streaming video while consumers spent more time at home.
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Companies Offer Creative Solutions to Worker Burnout During the Pandemic

By: Chip Cutter
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: November 8th, 2020
From surprise days off to 30-hour workweeks, managers are devising ways to help employees; ‘How are you really, really doing?’
Deloitte to shut four UK offices as COVID-19 entrenches remote working

Deloitte to shut four UK offices as COVID-19 entrenches remote working

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 17th, 2020
Global accounting and consulting firm Deloitte will close four of its 50 British offices as it reviews its real estate portfolio in the coronavirus pandemic, but will retain the staff on work-from-home contracts, it said on Saturday.
Logitech shares surge as COVID-19 boosts home-working

Logitech shares surge as COVID-19 boosts home-working

By: John Revill
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 19th, 2020
Logitech International LOGN.S shares led Europe's gainers on Tuesday as the computer peripherals maker reported a big jump in second-quarter profit and again hiked its guidance amid a work-from-home boom.
What CEOs Say About Employee Burnout and Work-Life Balance

What CEOs Say About Employee Burnout and Work-Life Balance

By: Kathryn Dill
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: October 9th, 2020
Top executives at Facebook, Chevron and Chase weigh in on stress, flexible schedules and parents who are working while home-schooling their children.
Silicon Valley Pay Cuts Ignite Tech-Industry Covid-19 Tensions

Silicon Valley Pay Cuts Ignite Tech-Industry Covid-19 Tensions

By: Katherine Bindley and Eliot Brown
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: October 11th, 2020
Bay Area staffers move to less-costly locales to work remotely in pandemic, triggering cost-of-living salary reductions and stoking debate.
Americans might never come back to the office, and Twitter is leading the charge

Americans might never come back to the office, and Twitter is leading the charge.

By: Elizabeth Dwoskin
Source: The Washington Post
Date of Publication: October 1st, 2020
Twitter’s plans for work from home indefinitely have prompted a wave of copycats. But its transformation has been two years in the making — and the rest of America can learn some lessons.
From one office to 5,000: How remote work could reshape a company’s sustainability goals

From one office to 5,000: How remote work could reshape a company’s sustainability goals

By: Yasmin Gagne
Source: Fast Company
Date of Publication: September 30th, 2020
With fewer employees coming into the office after the COVID-19 pandemic, companies may have to rethink their environmental footprint.
Shares of furniture retailer Herman Miller soar 33% as home office sales surge

Shares of furniture retailer Herman Miller soar 33% as home office sales surge

By: Maggie Fitzgerald
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: September 17th, 2020
Shares of Herman Miller are soaring after a blowout earnings report. The office furniture retailer said its home office category increased 300% since last year amid the work-from-home trend. “They reported a completely blowout quarter last night. Why? Because people are rebuilding their homes,” CNBC’s Jim Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street” on Thursday.
BlackRock may never bring 100% of staff to office after coronavirus _ Fox Business

BlackRock may never bring 100% of staff to office after coronavirus

By: Jonathan Garber
Source: Fox Business
Date of Publication: September 17th, 2020
BlackRock Inc. may never fully return to its pre-coronavirus routine after measures to prevent the disease's spread forced employees to work from home, according to CEO Larry Fink.