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The Old Normal (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Old Normal (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)
2 weeks ago

Since I'm not at all sure any of us have a good grasp on how much our worlds will have been changed by the pandemic, I think of this week's list as a final snapshot of the old normal that will be valuable when it comes time to document the new normal.


Arkansas Industries Attempt to Divine The Post-Pandemic Future

Arkansas Industries Attempt to Divine The Post-Pandemic Future This article is available only in print.

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportationCover Story

Some, like the hospitality industry, are bracing for a long, slow return to pre-COVID vitality. Others, like the energy sector, see a quicker recovery after the early swoon. Some trends seem baked into expectations, like reliance on home-based employees and the technology they use. read more >

Arkansas Cattlemen Refuse to Run With The Herd

Arkansas Cattlemen Refuse to Run With The Herd This article is available only in print.

Restaurants & FoodCover Story

The cattle ranching industry may undergo some changes in the turbulent wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the changes may not include the one cattlemen fear the most: loss of independence. read more >

US Retail Sales Up A Record 17.7% in Partial Rebound

US Retail Sales Up A Record 17.7% in Partial Rebound

Restaurants & Food

U.S. retail sales jumped by a record 17.7% from April to May, with spending partially rebounding after the coronavirus had shut down businesses, flattened the economy and paralyzed consumers during the previous two months. read more >

Weekly Forum Set for Black Entrepreneurs

Weekly Forum Set for Black Entrepreneurs

Technology & Telecom

A Little Rock business promoting black entrepreneurship is planning a live hourlong virtual shopping platform every Friday evening, giving African-American fashion designers, artists, makers and vendors a chance to sell their works. read more >