How Prime (spending) Day shines a light on quirks of the global supply chain
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We also look at a racial disparity in unemployment benefits, coffee in China and low vaccination rates among autoworkers.
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Retailers have been scrambling to build up inventory — and deals have been disappearing quickly as inventory sells out.
Nearly 19% of small and micro-sized businesses in China shut down during the pandemic. What does it take for a coffee shop to stay standing?
White unemployment applicants were more likely to get relief than Black applicants.
“We have a really fragile global supply chain that had been overly leaned out,” said Dr. Nada Sanders, distinguished professor of supply chain management at Northeastern University in Boston.
Auto makers are trying to figure out the best way to encourage more workers to get vaccinated.
Yes, the economy is reopening globally. But gasoline prices are also affected by Iran's latest election.