Smith Brain Trust

Retailer Survival and Success After COVID

In the pandemic shopping era, two key factors are giving certain retailers a boost – and even helping them thrive.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Four Things We Miss When Working Remotely

Companies can be as productive remotely as they are in the office. But they need to strategize how to replicate the four things that teams miss most.

Thursday, November 12, 2020
After Vaccine Breakthrough, Eyes Turn to the COVID Supply Chain

Even with the federal program Operation Warp Speed projecting readiness for distribution, “coordination and funding” across the coronavirus supply chain will need to be better developed.

Thursday, November 12, 2020
A U.S. Economy Under Biden

How will a Joe Biden presidency affect the American economy, and what will it mean for the U.S. role in global economies, including China’s?

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
How To Job Hunt Now

With a pandemic and a struggling economy, it’s not the easiest time to be job-hunting. These tips may help.

Monday, November 9, 2020
Don’t Cancel the Office Holiday Party

Feeling a bit bah humbug about the prospect of a work holiday party this year? Don't skip it. In 2020, it's more important than ever.

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Ahead of Election Day: A Social Media Test for Companies

At a time when Americans are sharply divided about politics, corporate compliance officers are under pressure to talk to employees about ethical behavior, in the office and on social-media.

Monday, November 2, 2020
How to Manage Holiday Conversations Like a Boss

As we head into the holiday season, lots of us are anticipating some awkward discussions about family traditions, superspreader events and COVID-19. Here are some management tips for navigating these frought conversations.

Thursday, October 29, 2020

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'The silver lining is that the pandemic will serve as a catalyst to force many retailers to accelerate their innovation and technology adoptions.'

To look at the major indices on the New York Stock Exchange, you might think – depending on the day – that the economy is doing OK. It's not.

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