Businesses provide the means by which goods and services are exchanged
and the basis for the economy on a local, national, and global
scale. They may provide consumer products, consumer services,
durable goods such as refrigerators and televisions, capital goods such
as machinery and commercial vehicles, raw materials such as wheat and
corn, semi-finished goods such as computer components, finished goods
such as cars and trucks, or business services such as insurance and
banking. Business has always been strongly influenced by the
economic climate and world events. In turn, the health of the
business sector greatly influences the economy.
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from around the globe.
Lenders are offering commercial property owners deferrals on mortgage payments of up to six months to help them and their small business tenants outlast the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sean Ryan. American City Business Journals. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 21:00:00 +0000.
I thought I would be on maternity leave right now, but I did not realize the entire world would be on maternity leave with me, including my own three year old daughter.
By Blake Morgan, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 20:12:09 +0000.
Tech company CommerceBear will be streaming a live panel discussion to offer advice to furniture companies navigating the COVID-19 crisis. The post CommerceBear to host panel discussion appeared first on Furniture Today.
Anne Flynn Wear. Furniture Today. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 11:00:47 +0000.
Italy's biggest mafias are set to profit from Covid-19 after decades of investing in essential SME companies. This, as overcrowded jails see 2,500 prisoners released since February.
Daily Mail. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 11:10:23 +0100.
BANGKOK (AP) - Asian shares started the week with fresh losses as countries reported surging numbers of infections from the coronavirus that has prompted shutdowns of travel and business in many parts of the world. ...
Elaine Kurtenbach. Washington Times. Sun, 29 Mar 2020 22:52:20 -0400.
The closing of restaurants during COVID-19 has also impacted food adjacent industries, and local Chicago farmers are finding unique ways to pivot their businesses in virtual farmers markets.
Wls. ABC News. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 00:48:53 +0000.
President Trump on Sunday said he wants Americans to stay at home until April 30, abandoning his hope of opening up businesses by Easter as modeling suggested the U.S. ...
Dave Boyer and Tom Howell Jr.. Washington Times. Sun, 29 Mar 2020 18:16:47 -0400.
The tornado injured at least 22 people and caused extensive damage to many properties. Officials attribute the relatively low number of casualties in part to social distancing and business shutdowns.
Meg Anderson. NPR. Sun, 29 Mar 2020 14:09:30 -0400.