Amazonification in Retail industry

https://onezero.medium.com/coronavirus-is-speeding-up-the-amazonification-of-the-planet-21cb20d16372 Retail industry is facing global crisis and this recession hits everywhere. Small shops are closing permanently and laying off their workers because they can’t afford them and other huge retail companies are doing the same as most of their business is shut down. However, ecommerce is the only kind ...

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COVID-19 and the Global Wildlife Trade

It may be hard to imagine that something that has devastated the human species in so many ways is helping every other animal. COVID-19 was discovered from a bat in global wildlife trade. The good news is that according to George Wittemyer’s recent post in the journal, The Conversation, many ...

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How COVID-19 is Effecting Mexico’s Tourism Industry

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) spread across the world, the global economy is taking a massive hit. The tourism industry specifically is bearing the brunt of the virus’ effect on the economy. With most people on a stay-at-home order no one is traveling at the moment and airports have become deserted. ...

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6.6 million Americans filed unemployment claims

To date, more than 216,000 confirmed cases and 5,137 deaths have occurred in the United States. More than 39 of the 50 states in the United States are implementing strictly restricting any unnecessary travel activities of the people, which means that about 80% of the people in the United States ...

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Let’s go on a cruise. Wait, not so much now.

In this uncertain circumstance due to COVID-19, the cruise industry has been one of the most impacted industries. After the incident of Diamond Princess which caused 7 deaths so far, cruise lines are canceling future voyages and passengers need protection from it. We have witnessed that cruise ships can be ...

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“US: Five Ways COVID-19 Could Derail Renewables.”

The Smart/Renewable Energy industry is heavily impacted by the spread of COVID-19. I chose to read an article from Smart Energy International titled “US: Five Ways COVID-19 Could Derail Renewables” by Philip Gordon. This article is from March 27th, 2020, so it is very recent. This has to do with ...

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How Airbnb responses to Coronavirus

The outbreak of Coronavirus become an evolving challenge for tourism. To minimize the spread of coronavirus, Airbnb has launched an announcement that allowing travelers who book from March 14 until April 14 to receive full reimbursement. According to the research, after the announcement they made, Landlords in states such as ...

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Consumer Electronics in Times of Covid-19

Often, in times of disaster, organizations, companies, and business step up to help out as best as they can. Different examples include how during with the lack of surgical and medical masks, Hollywood and television shows like Greys Anatomy donated every mask they had to hopefully relieve some of the ...

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COVID-19 and Chinese Aviation Industry

Capacity levels for China’s domestic airlines appear to have bottomed out in mid-February, according to CAPA member itinerary analysis data. In the week beginning Feb. 17, 2020, seat capacity reached its lowest level, with 4.2 million seats, down 71.1% from a year earlier. Schedules submitted to the OAG and related ...

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Aviation Industry on the Brink as Global Pandemic Rages

Air Traffic Control Tower As COVID 19 has officially been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) and cases of COVID 19 grow exponentially here in the United States, many industries have grappled with how to survive in the COVID 19 era. In a time where national ...

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COVID-19 Causes Flight Attendants to Face Massive Layoffs

As the US attempts to contain the spread of COVID-19 by making people stay at home, the aviation industry is suffering deeply. Empty flights, canceled routes and rising costs may lead to between 60-70% of flight staff being let go- almost 2 million people. These workers are mostly on minimum ...

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COVID- 19 Tracking Website

How many of you have been alarmed by the lack of coronavirus testing kits in the US? An article published by CNBC on March 23 called, “How volunteers from tech companies like Amazon, Apple and Google built a coronavirus-tracking site in six days” written by Christina Farr is about a ...

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