Tag Archives: Businesses

Help With Vaccination Push Comes From Unexpected Businesses

Help With Vaccination Push Comes From Unexpected Businesses

Help With Vaccination Push Comes From Unexpected Businesses Help With Vaccination Push Comes From Unexpected Businesses Amazon wrote to President Biden on Thursday offering to assist with communication and technology. Microsoft is opening up its largely empty office campus as a vaccination center as part of a broader partnership with the State of Washington. Starbucks is assigning workers from its …

Read More »

Businesses Aim to Pull Greenhouse Gases From the Air. It’s a Gamble.

Businesses Aim to Pull Greenhouse Gases From the Air. It’s a Gamble.

Businesses Aim to Pull Greenhouse Gases From the Air. It’s a Gamble. Businesses Aim to Pull Greenhouse Gases From the Air. It’s a Gamble. “It’s a chicken-or-egg problem,” said Nan Ransohoff, head of climate at Stripe, an online payments company based in San Francisco. “The best way to bring down the cost is to start deploying these technologies at scale. …

Read More »

Insurers Must Pay Businesses for Pandemic Claims, British Court Rules

Insurers Must Pay Businesses for Pandemic Claims, British Court Rules

Insurers Must Pay Businesses for Pandemic Claims, British Court Rules Insurers Must Pay Businesses for Pandemic Claims, British Court Rules LONDON — One day last March, as the coronavirus pandemic was beginning to sweep across Northern Ireland and the rest of Britain, Daniel Duckett was forced to shut the doors of his Belfast bakery and cafe, the Lazy Claire Patisserie. …

Read More »

For Some Scottish Seafood Businesses, Brexit Could Be a Death Knell

For Some Scottish Seafood Businesses, Brexit Could Be a Death Knell

For Some Scottish Seafood Businesses, Brexit Could Be a Death Knell For Some Scottish Seafood Businesses, Brexit Could Be a Death Knell LONDON — Loaded with tons of live crab, lobster and prawns, the trucks headed south from the Scottish town of Oban had to reach their destination in Spain within 72 hours to be sure the cargo would survive …

Read More »

These Businesses and Institutions Are Cutting Ties With Trump

These Businesses and Institutions Are Cutting Ties With Trump

These Businesses and Institutions Are Cutting Ties With Trump These Businesses and Institutions Are Cutting Ties With Trump They have stripped President Trump of honorary degrees, a key conduit for campaign contributions and, in a stinging blow to the president’s resort business, one of golf’s four major tournaments, set for a Trump club in 2022. Those are just a few …

Read More »

A Week Into Full Brexit, the Pain for U.K. Businesses Has Arrived

A Week Into Full Brexit, the Pain for U.K. Businesses Has Arrived

A Week Into Full Brexit, the Pain for U.K. Businesses Has Arrived A Week Into Full Brexit, the Pain for U.K. Businesses Has Arrived “The things which are proving problematic are the things that we expected to be problematic,” Ms. Jones said. “So for goods, it’s all about the speed and accuracy with which people are preparing the right paperwork.” …

Read More »

Here Are 5 Small Businesses That Thrived During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Here Are 5 Small Businesses That Thrived During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Here Are 5 Small Businesses That Thrived During the Coronavirus Pandemic Here Are 5 Small Businesses That Thrived During the Coronavirus Pandemic Small businesses were devastated in 2020. They have pivoted so frequently to deal with state-mandated shutdowns, new customer needs and pandemic safety protocols that many aren’t sure what direction they’re facing anymore. Nine months into the coronavirus crisis, …

Read More »

Congress strikes historic $900bn Covid relief deal for stimulus checks, unemployment, and small businesses

Congress strikes historic $900bn Covid relief deal for stimulus checks, unemployment, and small businesses

Congress strikes historic $900bn Covid relief deal for stimulus checks, unemployment, and small businesses Congress strikes historic $900bn Covid relief deal for stimulus checks, unemployment, and small businesses After nearly nine months of mostly stalled negotiations and bickering, Democratic and Republican congressional leaders have finally reached agreement on another sweeping Covid relief package. The deal, worth an initial estimate of …

Read More »

India’s Economy Shrinks Sharply as Covid-19 Slams Small Businesses

India’s Economy Shrinks Sharply as Covid-19 Slams Small Businesses

India’s Economy Shrinks Sharply as Covid-19 Slams Small Businesses India’s Economy Shrinks Sharply as Covid-19 Slams Small Businesses NEW DELHI — China has come roaring back from the devastation of Covid-19, and the United States, Europe and Japan are finding their feet. But the hundreds of millions of laborers and shopkeepers who keep India’s economy running still can’t find relief. …

Read More »

As Winter Arrives, Heaters Become a Survival Tool for Businesses

As Winter Arrives, Heaters Become a Survival Tool for Businesses

As Winter Arrives, Heaters Become a Survival Tool for Businesses As Winter Arrives, Heaters Become a Survival Tool for Businesses The must-have accessory for many businesses this winter is basic, but lately it has been hard to find: the humble space heater. As coronavirus cases surge, and as people shun or are even barred from gathering in indoor spaces, restaurants, …

Read More »