• Migrants, refugees are the human cost of coronavirus politics, experts say

    3 monthes ago - By Fortune

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    People across the United States and around the world are restricting their movement and increasing their social distance in an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus. But for the more than 37,000 people in Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facilities, social distance is not always an option.
    Detainees include families with children as young as seven, according to Amnesty International, some of whom have been waiting...
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  • Why You Should Maintain Instead of Cutting Marketing During Uncertain Times

    Why You Should Maintain Instead of Cutting Marketing During Uncertain Times

    3 monthes ago - By Business 2 Community

    Many businesses are well aware of the impact the “slow season” can have on their businesses. Retailers and other industries that see peak sales during specific seasons throughout the year often have strategies in place to continue growing their businesses when the going gets tough.
    Recent events, however, have led many businesses that never typically experience a slow season to see their revenue numbers plummet. In turn, companies begin cutting what they believe are non-essential expenses. In a lot of cases, marketing becomes one of the first casualties of their cuts.
    As tempted as you may...
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  • How to work from home if you don't have room for an office-or even a desk

    How to work from home if you don't have room for an office-or even a desk

    3 monthes ago - By Fortune

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    Configuring your own home office space often requires a bit of flexibility and ingenuity. And now that millions of workers worldwide are required to work from home while on self-quarantine amid the coronavirus pandemic, it's forcing many of us to get creative with carving out a place to work, whether it be sharing the home office with family or roommates, or finding a place to work when you can't even find a flat surface for your computer.
    Here are some of the...
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  • The liquor industry faces an uncertain future. But if it survived Prohibition, it can survive the coronavirus

    The liquor industry faces an uncertain future. But if it survived Prohibition, it can survive the coronavirus

    3 monthes ago - By Fortune

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    It took a day for Chris Montana, owner of the DuNord Distillery in
    Minneapolis, to draft an email to his staff to tell them they no longer had jobs.
    Of the layoffs, Montana says, “That's an incredibly painful thing to do. And it is a more painful thing to have it happen to you.” DuNord's head distiller has been in the business of making liquor for seven years. But if things don't change soon, he fears his company will fade into the past.
    The alcoholic...
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