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The pandemic is creating a reckoning for jeans

Joey Hadden/Business Insider When it comes to staying at home, athleisure is king. Jeans sales are seeing sharp declines along wit.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 1st, 2020

Market Extra: Congress risks creating a ‘recipe for disaster,’ if more pandemic aid isn’t delivered quickly to consumers, warn bond investors

U.S. stocks still paint a pretty rosy picture of the future, despite a record 32% drop in GDP for the second quarter. But bond investors warn of more economic pain to come if Congress fails to provide more pandemic aid to consumers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 30th, 2020

Russia has been publishing English-language articles to spread COVID-19 disinformation to Americans, US officials said. It could skew the 2020 elections as it did in 2016.

David McNew/Getty Images Russia is creating fake news articles about the COVID-19 pandemic and aiming them at Americans, US officials told The Associated Press (AP). They said that Russia's secre.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 29th, 2020

Goodbye, jeans. The pandemic is ushering in an era of comfort.

Denim sales have fallen sharply amid the coronavirus crisis, with brands like True Religion and Lucky filing for bankruptcy, and Levi’s revenue tanking......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 28th, 2020

Amid a pandemic and a racial reckoning, ‘D&D’ finds itself at an inflection point

As real-world events impact the fantasy worlds of D&D, the game and its administrators find themselves in an unprecedented scenario......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 27th, 2020

Business in the Age of COVID-19: Muted spending growth in pandemic doesn’t cancel big opportunities for payments companies

COVID-19 is creating short-term spending pain for many payment providers, but it’s also driving new purchasing habits that could leave the companies in a stronger position once the crisis is over......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 24th, 2020

Centers of Gravity: The local mall faces its day of reckoning

A global pandemic pushes the local mall toward its day of reckoning.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 23rd, 2020

The New Math: Local malls face their day of reckoning

A global pandemic pushes the local mall toward its day of reckoning.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 23rd, 2020

Covid-19 pandemic creates explosive growth for local RV dealers

The Covid-19 pandemic has created pent up demand for road trips, and it's creating explosive growth for local RV dealers.  “I’ve been in and around this business for around 25 years, and I have never seen anything close to this,” Gran.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 22nd, 2020

Big Tech’s latest reckoning is coming as it continues to rack up record valuations

The steep ascent of Big Tech, which is fueling a resurgent stock market despite a deepening pandemic, underscores the enduring power of the industry as consumption of it escalates in a work-from-home economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 13th, 2020

Column One: Coronavirus may be creating better bosses, who talk less and listen more

The pandemic has prompted managers to take on new roles: counselor, supporter, wellness coach. The pandemic has prompted managers to take on new roles: counselor, supporter, wellness coach......»»

Category: topSource: latimesJul 10th, 2020

Workplace tensions flare over whether employees can wear Black Lives Matter gear

As the mask-wearing forced by the pandemic collides with a national reckoning on racial injustice, workplaces are seeing tensions arise over whether employees should be permitted to we.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJul 6th, 2020

Manhattan residential market faces a reckoning amid the pandemic

The Manhattan market is facing a reckoning of sorts as the last pandemic-ridden quarter comes to a close, according to an analysis of broker reports.  As and grab their cash as they navigate an... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 4th, 2020

City home-purchase contracts plummet, delaying a price reckoning

Turns out, want to see an ap…; in person before spending millions on one. The state’s pandemic lockdown, which outlawed face-to-face real estate showings, brought purchase agreements in Manhattan... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 20th, 2020

Strategies to Support Employee Mental Health Through Covid-19

Isolation, uncertainty, fear and loss stemming from COVID-19 are creating a mental health crisis in the wake of the pandemic. In a recent poll conducted by CVS Health and Morning Consult, two-thirds... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 20th, 2020

A private jet firm is calling its planes "COVID Cleared" to court wealthy travelers worried flying during the pandemic

Silver Air Private jet firm Silver Air is preparing for private aviation's rebound by creating a new product to help provide peace of mind to wealthy travelers.  The progr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 13th, 2020

I visited 3 major US airports in one day during the pandemic and saw how vastly different safety policies are creating confusion for travelers

Thomas Pallini/Business Insider Vi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 13th, 2020

Spotlight Digital Live Event: Building a Mentally Resilient Remote Workforce

Bank of America; Deloitte; Cigna; Samantha Lee/Business Insider The global pandemic, and America's reckoning with systemic racism.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 11th, 2020

10 Oregon restaurants awarded for community assistance work

The Oregon Hospitality Foundation is giving grants up to $8,000 to 10 businesses that have provided community food programs during the Covid-19 pandemic. The businesses "responded to the incredible need for food by creating innovative programs.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 8th, 2020

Rickards: You May Never See "Normal" Again

Rickards: You May Never See "Normal" Again Tyler Durden Fri, 06/05/2020 - 19:20 Authored by James Rickards via The Daily Reckoning, American cities are burning, there’s a lethal pandemic and we’re in a.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJun 5th, 2020

HBJ to delve into Covid-19 FAQs in "State of Commercial Real Estate" webinar

Covid-19 is creating unprecedented impacts on all areas of commercial real estate — some of which were doing better than others before the pandemic hit. Join the Houston Business Journal and local industry experts as we delve into the market.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2020