One other survey out this morning, this one from Weber Shandwick, reveals belief in enterprise is having fun with a second. Whereas belief in authorities has plummeted in the course of the COVID disaster, enterprise stays on the prime of the listing of establishments that People belief to take the suitable actions to deliver the pandemic below management. Some 63% of survey respondents mentioned companies had been taking the suitable actions to handle the pandemic, in contrast with 50% for state authorities, and 44% for federal authorities. Let’s hope the second isn’t wasted.
Individually, Target is gearing as much as rent 130,000 momentary staff for the vacation season. That’s on par with final yr, however the jobs will likely be completely different. With e-commerce gross sales up almost 200% within the final quarter, and 90% of Goal’s on-line orders being stuffed at shops, curbside pick-up will turn into this yr’s sizzling vacation job. You may learn Phil Wahba’s story here.
Additionally, Bernhard Warner’s story on why UBS—the as soon as scandal-plagued Swiss financial institution—is now COVID-proof, is price studying here.
And since it’s Friday, some suggestions, from SZ:
“Thanks to your continued promotion of stakeholder capitalism. If this momentum continues, future generations might view the change akin to Ford’s strikes on minimal wage and the 40-hour work week. Name me an optimist, but when company lobbying re-aligns round ESG, federal motion on local weather change can be its most consequential end result.”
I agree. Having the enterprise neighborhood take the lead on local weather change can solely be factor. Extra information beneath.