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The storm of holiday advertising might be a little lighter this season
Nov 15, 2021

The storm of holiday advertising might be a little lighter this season

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Also today: We learn about how small businesses have been forced to adapt in the chaotic nature of the Great Resignation, where workers can just disappear with little notice given to their (former) employers. The BBC checks in with news about the stock exchange in Beijing as well as pollution in India.

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Companies ease up on the holiday ads

Nov 15, 2021
This is usually a season when department stores, automakers and other retailers go big on ads touting special holiday deals. Not this year.
A pedestrian walks past a store advertising a Black Friday sale in New York.
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How do small businesses manage when workers just up and quit?

Nov 15, 2021
As more and more workers voluntarily leave jobs, business owners are having to get creative about finding and retaining employees.
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The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer