FIVE RETAIL EXPERTS-FROM NIKE, ATHLETA, AND MORE-ON HOW STORES AND BRANDS CAN SURVIVE THE COVID-19 ERA

The retail Armageddon may have finally arrived. Here's what top executives think it'll take for stores and brands to make it through. For...

THIS FILTER FOR THE FRONT OF AN N95 MASK COULD MAKE IT REUSABLE

Scientists came up with an experimental virus-blocking membrane that can be discarded so doctors can use the mask again. As governments...

 
 
 

MEET JOHN KRASINSKI'S SECRET WEAPON THAT HELPED MAKE ‘SOME GOOD NEWS' A HIT

A Calgary-based startup called Communo helped the ‘Jack Ryan' star find post-production, social media, distribution, and GIF analytics...

NOW IS A GREAT TIME TO HONE YOUR JOB SKILLS. THESE 5 SITES WILL HELP

Get better at what you're already doing, learn to code, take free college classes, and a whole lot more. Working from home means no...

 
 
 

HEAD OF GOOGLE FOR STARTUPS JEWEL BURKS SOLOMON CRIED READING ‘JUST MERCY'

Jewel Burks Solomon, head of Google for Startups, shares the books that inspire her. 1. The Four Agreements , Don Miguel Ruiz

JANET MOCK IS READY TO TAKE OVER YOUR TV SCREEN

With mega-producer Ryan Murphy as her mentor, Janet Mock has worked on ‘Pose,' ‘The Politician,' and ‘Hollywood.' But now she's ready...

 
 
 

THE CORONAVIRUS WILL RESHAPE HOW WE BUILD OFFICES-AND WHERE WE BUILD COMMUNITY

If you're working from home most of the time, will you still develop friendships with your coworkers? Like many Americans, while many...

THESE HILARIOUS MEMES REVEAL WHAT WE THOUGHT PRE-QUARANTINE VERSUS OUR POST-QUARANTINE REALITY

If you're coming out of quarantine, where are you versus where you thought you'd be? Quarantine has been a central theme in this recurring...

 
 
 

3 MUST-HAVE TRAITS FOR COURAGEOUS LEADERSHIP IN A POST-PANDEMIC WORKPLACE

A wide-ranging cohort of CEOs and executives weigh in on what courageous leadership really means. While some contest, or outright refute...

ADIDAS AND ALLBIRDS JOIN FORCES TO DESIGN THE WORLD'S MOST SUSTAINABLE SHOE

Allbirds' material innovation meets Adidas's manufacturing might. Six-year-old sneaker startup Allbirds is collaborating with the 70-year-old...

 
 
 

HOW TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR GMAIL IN REAL TIME WITH GOOGLE'S QUICK SETTINGS MENU

Google now lets you tweak the look and feel of your Gmail inbox in real time. Here's how. Google is shaking up Gmail's clumsy customization...

UBER JUST DESTROYED THOUSANDS OF ELECTRIC BIKES

As it gets out of the bike-sharing business, Uber decided the issues with giving its bikes away were too complicated-and so just sent...

 
 
 

MON DIEU! COVID-19! CIRQUE DU SOLEIL GETS $200 MILLION FROM QUEBEC

The government of Quebec is giving Cirque du Soleil $200 million to survive after getting battered by COVID-19's sheltering-in-place...

AS WE WAIT FOR A SECOND STIMULUS CHECK, THE CASE FOR ONGOING PAYMENTS GROWS MORE CONVINCING

New research indicates that ongoing payments, such as unemployment insurance or universal income, may have more of the desired stimulus...

 
 
 

ROBIN ROBERTS'S NEW MASTERCLASS WILL HELP YOU NAIL A JOB INTERVIEW AND MASTER PUBLIC SPEAKING

The legendary Good Morning America anchor has a new 11-part class that covers how to communicate better at work and at home. “Nothing...

LAYOFFS LOOM THIS WEEK FOR MORE THAN 6,700 BOEING EMPLOYEES

“I wish there were some other way,” said CEO Dave Calhoun. Caught between two fatal plane crashes involving its marquee passenger jet...

 
 
 

THE EU IS LAUNCHING THE WORLD'S GREENEST CORONAVIRUS RECOVERY PLAN

The proposal would invest 750 billion euros in energy-efficient renovations, clean transportation, and renewable energy. While the...

EXCLUSIVE: TIME'S UP RELEASES GUIDE TO PRIORITIZING DIVERSITY DURING COVID-19

With this practical guide, Time's Up wants to help business leaders double down on their commitments to equity and inclusion-even during...

 
 
 

THIS GUY RIGGED HIS WIFE'S CAR TO PLAY TOTO'S ‘AFRICA' IF SHE LEAVES HER KEYS IN THE IGNITION

I left the keys in the Subaru. What: A clever way to prevent locking a car with the keys in the ignition

5 DATA-DRIVEN SOLUTIONS TO THE GLOBAL DISRUPTION OF SUPPLY CHAINS

Supply chains were already tested by the trade wars, and the pandemic made things that much worse. It's time for companies to get smart-and...

 
 
 



Nissan workers in Barcelona stage massive protest over factory closure plans

Nissan workers in Barcelona stage massive protest over factory closure plans

Thousands of people have marched in Barcelona to protest Japanese auto giant Nissan's decision to close its factory in the region which will result in the loss of up to 3,000... Read more ...

U.S.-China Tensions Were Already High. Pandemic And Hong Kong Have Made...

U.S.-China Tensions Were Already High. Pandemic And Hong Kong Have Made Things Worse

Relations between the economic giants have gone downhill fast since they signed a preliminary trade pact four months ago. The latest tussles over the coronavirus and Hong Kong... Read more ...

Venezuela hopes to have gold frozen by Britain returned in order to buy food...

Venezuela hopes to have gold frozen by Britain returned in order to buy food and medical supplies amid Covid-19 pandemic

Venezuela has reached a deal with the United Nations to use its gold - frozen by the Bank of England - to fund necessary food and medical purchases during the Covid-19... Read more ...

Global stocks bounce as investors shrug off approval of China's new...

Global stocks bounce as investors shrug off approval of China's new draconian law on Hong Kong, and look to 'galactic' coronavirus stimulus

Most global stocks rose on Thursday, shrugging off the approval of a new security law in Hong Kong, which many fear will allow Beijing to rule the semi-autonomous region with... Read more ...

Indian economy to contract sharply as pandemic cripples activity - S&P

Indian economy to contract sharply as pandemic cripples activity - S&P

The impact of the coronavirus crisis on the Indian economy will be severe, according to S&P Global Ratings. It said on Thursday the country's economy will shrink five percent... Read more ...

South Korea is closing parks and museums, and warns of reimposing more...

South Korea is closing parks and museums, and warns of reimposing more restrictions after seeing its largest single-day jump in COVID-19 cases

South Korea is shutting parks, museums, and art galleries around Seoul for two weeks from Friday and is urging people to socially distance after recording a new spike in... Read more ...

The Latest: Tanzania virus data not updated in a month

The Latest: Tanzania virus data not updated in a month

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health... Read more ...

China passes landmark legislation to force national security laws in Hong...

China passes landmark legislation to force national security laws in Hong Kong, effectively crushing the city's autonomy

China passed new national security legislation for Hong Kong on Thursday in a major blow to the city's autonomy. The proposal was voted on by the annual and largely... Read more ...

Fast-fashion giant Boohoo acquires remaining stake in widely successful...

Fast-fashion giant Boohoo acquires remaining stake in widely successful PrettyLittleThing brand for $331 million

British fast-fashion giant Boohoo announced Thursday that it had acquired the remaining 34% stake in PrettyLittleThing for an initial consideration of £269.8 million . Boohoo... Read more ...

GameRefinery: Match-3 games are 21% of U.S. iPhone gaming market

GameRefinery: Match-3 games are 21% of U.S. iPhone gaming market

Match-3 games like Candy Crush Saga are the most prominent subgenre in the U.S. iPhone game market, accounting for 21% of the market's revenue. Read more ...