In the first news segment we shared the story about how the restaurant industry is crumbling due to the Covid-19 pandemic, how the service industry is seeing massive layoffs and unemployment claims spike. Also in this segment a company that, at first, denied allowing its employees to work from home and insisted they should "run toward the crisis..." Those stories and more in this first segment:
In the second news segment we shared the story of an iconic magazine that, after 66 years, will cease printing. If you are looking for a job we know of folks hiring. Retailers bump pay and benefits. Those stories and more in this second segment.
Then Restaurant Marketer Phil K. James talks with us about his recommendations to help restaurants stay open and attempt to save jobs. You can hear that interview by clicking our player.
Then it was on to the Market Report and something Partly Personal.
We finished up our broadcast today with the story about Shop Where I Live an online platform designed for Mom & Pop stores and local area chambers. You'll meet Cherie Edilson during this conversation. To listen just click our player.
We're switching times next week. You'll be able to catch Insight on Business the News Hour - Week in Review at Noon Central Daylight Time still on Sunday and still on News/Talk 1540 KXEL!
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