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Re-shoring can play a role, but a top-down assessment of the risks facing supplies of critical goods is needed
Businesses that are the first movers, or those that engage in hard activism early, are more likely interested in achieving policy change.
The attack is described as “state-sponsored”, which means a foreign government is believed to be behind it.
Supermarkets are trying a different tactic that’s part overt surveillance but also encourages “self-reflection” on any impulse to exploit loopholes in the bagging and payment systems.
The Economic Society of Australia, The Conversation poll 42 of Australia’s leading economists in the fields of microeconomics, macroeconomics, economic modelling, public policy.
The treasurer described Australia as “on the edge of the cliff” in the March quarter, facing “an economist’s version of Armageddon”.
If the government wants to stop this recession from turning into a depression, it will have to redirect its policy playbook toward services.
The crisis has demonstrated forcefully the importance for manufacturers and retailers to be agile with well trained workers and have access to the best technology and equipment.
Target’s strategy to move further into the middle market was always doomed for limited success.
Coronavirus has turned retail therapy into retail anxiety – keeping customers calm will be key to carrying on
If retailers and hospitality service providers want customers to return in greater numbers the goal will be to minimise the perceived risks of infection.
Confronted with the lasting effects of the crisis, significant changes in the industry are to be expected.
Lack of sick leave a “major barrier” for many workers who need to stay home, experts say.
“People are realising they can work remote … that’s a huge opportunity.”
Beyond travel, a trans-Tasman bubble is an opportunity for Australia and NZ to reduce dependence on China
China still vital but balance is crucial.
Creative options for cutting wage costs without having to make staff redundant.
While the movement towards a multi-stakeholder approach to business has increased in recent years, the coronavirus pandemic creates an opportunity for a conscious mindset change.
The days of “what you see is what you get” have passed. It is now time for us to change the way we look at advertising.
Many salons have begun selling “lockdown” product packs online, producing short “home maintenance” videos, and some are even offering one-on-one live digital consultations.
COVID-19 has revealed an ugly truth – many very large companies have too little cash.
More Australians are worried about a recession and an increasingly selfish society than about coronavirus itself
In a world where social distancing is becoming the norm, people were more worried about society becoming more selfish than catching the virus themselves.
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