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The Shape of Recovery

October 20, 2020 Nic Gustafson

In recent weeks, the term “K-shaped recovery” has been popping up with increased frequency; used by political figures, economists and media personalities alike. Investopedia, in short, defines a K-shaped recovery as when “different parts of the economy recover at different …

New: COVID-19 Impact Report

October 1, 2020 Molly Moseley

To say that 2020 has been a year like no other would be a staggering understatement. Our health, well being and livelihoods have been stress-tested in ways we couldn’t have imagined just one year ago. In order to make sense …

Digging into Food Service data

September 16, 2020 Molly Moseley

As we mark half a year of grappling with COVID, one industry that has weathered major turmoil is Food Service. Looking at the data to determine the shape of the industry today, we see both positive and negative signs. Noted …

End-of-season jobs summary

September 10, 2020 Molly Moseley

As Labor Day closed the books on what is arguably the strangest summer in modern history, we decided to take a peek in the rearview mirror and recap what happened over the last 90 days (or was it 90 years? …

There are few industries that have experienced more change in our pandemic world than healthcare. Since COVID concerns came to light, there has been no shortage of news stories about everything from scandals at the nation’s largest hospitals to AI’s role in reinventing …