Absenteeism due to Omicron is forcing businesses to cut hours or shutdown altogether
The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is spreading so rapidly that hospital beds are filling quickly. But the repercussions go beyond overtaxing the medical facilities. Small businesses are facing staffing shortages, and many are having to reduce hours and services or shuttering altogether. [...]
A 2022 look ahead at retail
The past year has been no stranger to the aftershocks of the ongoing pandemic and the battle that retail and e-commerce have faced during 2021. The upcoming year looks as though it [...]
Financial experts share 2022 economic, market outlook
Wage pressure remains high and inflation is climbing — dramatically affecting the economy and just about every industry — but what does that mean going forward? Rich Mebius, portfolio manager, and Robert [...]
Omicron prompts rethinking of office policies
Businesses are again considering office protocols as the more transmissible omicron variant causes a rise in COVID-19 cases. For some, that may mean more mask-wearing, virtual meetings, remote work and perhaps a [...]
COVID-19 surge leaves small businesses on edge
In an August 2021 survey, 57% of small businesses surveyed told Digital.com they expect to close permanently if faced with new shutdowns and 62% of those business owners said they were [...]
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