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Life after COVID-19, for manufacturers, means jumping on opportunities for innovation.

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We’re all being disrupted right now because of the pandemic. But I think it’s fair to say that higher education has been forced to change more than anyone else. Many of these changes have been fiercely debated for years. And then suddenly, boom. It’s done and they’ve had to adapt. But what's next?

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The coronavirus understandably caught the events industry flat-footed last spring. Who can predict a once-in-a-century disease? But nearly a year into the pandemic, there’s been time to experiment, learn, adapt and develop better strategies going into 2021.

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Intensifying competition from banks could persuade large credit unions — particularly those with more than $1 billion of assets — to join forces in 2021.

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In the midst of a pandemic, many Americans remain leery about dining at restaurants. Get insights on consumers' comfort levels for eating out at restaurants.

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We’re finally hearing good news on many fronts, from vaccines getting to the right people to a slowing infection and hospitalization rate. Added to a solid manufacturing report and CPI report, the foundations of recovery seem to be in place.

About half our clients are still experiencing major sales pipeline challenges – most notably our manufacturing clients. Our retail clients are either not open and moving to online platforms as fast as possible, or are in locations and markets where...

Almost a year into what is at least the interim “new normal” for business, many of our clients have stabilized. They have used the time to redirect their sales and brand efforts and are actively planning for 2021. That’s the good news. The bad news is that, for a large segment of our clients (manufacturers especially), face-to-face marketing is far more effective at filling their pipelines than what is possible online and over Zoom. These are great companies who need help...

What does the future hold for the shopping mall?

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The answer so far appears to be no. But some online education tools are likely to stick around.

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