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Reopening the economy
For business owners in China, a touch-and-go reopening after zero-COVID
While China's most high-profile executives express unflagging optimism on TV, for small business owners, the picture is more complicated.
Broken supply chains are causing inflation. For how long?
Probably through next year, but maybe even longer.
How vaccine hesitancy could affect the economy
As the school year begins, the spread of COVID-19 threatens our economic recovery and could especially affect women in the labor force.
Bars missing a key ingredient: alcohol
Managers are reworking their cocktail menus as shortages of materials and labor make some brands unavailable for weeks.
Businesses are re-opening at a frenetic pace, Yelp finds — especially where vaccination rates are higher
Where there are lower vaccination rates, there’s less consumer interest.
How worried should we be about the COVID-19 Delta variant?
Most experts don’t think another round of shutdowns is likely in the U.S.
Cleaning and sanitizing as COVID theater
COVID spreads mostly by air, but businesses are still zealously cleaning surfaces. It’s about customer perception, one owner says.
Despite tariffs and rising costs, the steel industry might also have pricing power
After a difficult 2020, VP of RM Metals in New Jersey Sam Desai talks about the outlook for his company and for the steel sector writ large.
Memorial Day could be a test for the movie theater industry
Movie theaters are reopening in time for summer blockbuster season. Are people ready to go back?
An economic indicator suited to the pandemic: dress shoes
Dress shoe could give us a sense of how the economy is recovering.