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Arkansas Industries Attempt to Divine The Post-Pandemic Future

Arkansas Industries Attempt to Divine The Post-Pandemic Future

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 >

The Old Normal (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Old Normal (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportationEditor's Note

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. 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 >

Some Surprises Left (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Some Surprises Left (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionEditor's Note

With disparate treatment of minorities, particularly African Americans, being the impetus for massive protests from coast to coast, many companies have issued statements affirming a commitment to fairness and inclusivity. read more >

A&P Trends Show Pandemic Pummelling Arkansas Visitors Bureaus

A&P Trends Show Pandemic Pummelling Arkansas Visitors Bureaus

Restaurants & Food

The coronavirus pandemic has battered city convention and visitors bureaus in Arkansas and sapped their sources of revenue: lodging and restaurant taxes. An industry built on bringing people together and attracting tourists is uniquely vulnerable to an infectious disease. read more >