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Business World

Businesses Begin To Fret As Canada Extends Non-Essential Travel Ban Through July 21

Reuters – Canada is extending a ban on non-essential travel with the United States and the rest of the world until July 21, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair said on Friday, prompting frustration from businesses worried about the economic damage.

Canada’s Liberal government is under increasing pressure from businesses and the tourism industry to ease the ban, which was first imposed in March 2020 to help contain spread of the coronavirus and has been renewed on a monthly basis ever since.

“In coordination with the U.S., we are extending restrictions on non-essential international travel and with the United States until

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Here’s Why Armstrong World Industries, Inc.’s (NYSE:AWI) CEO Compensation Is The Least Of Shareholders’ Concerns

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) has exhibited strong share price growth in the past few years. However, its earnings growth has not kept up, suggesting that there may be something amiss. These concerns will be at the front of shareholders’ minds as they go into the AGM coming up on 24 June 2021. It would also be an opportunity for them to influence management through exercising their voting power on company resolutions, including CEO and executive remuneration, which could impact on firm performance in the future. From what we gathered, we think shareholders should be wary of raising

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The Post-Pandemic Playbook for Small Businesses


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After over year of pandemic living, recent statistics suggest we’re inching closer to a new normal. Vaccine doses are on the rise, travel is picking up and states are starting to reopen. Heck, even the Olympics are back. 

is the current trend in the world too. Hiring and consumer spending are up, and there’s a nice buoyancy among the small businesses I see. Data backs this up; according to SMB Group’s 2021 SMB Technology Directions for a Changing World Survey, 65 percent of SMB

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How The Fake-It-Til-You-Make-It Strategy Is Affecting Honesty In The Business World

How is our culture of misinformation affecting the role of honesty in business? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. 

Answer by Sabrina Horn, Author, Speaker, Advisor and CEO of Horn Strategy, on Quora: 

Fake it till you make has infused our culture and been baked into our society. It’s like air. People today think that if they don’t fake it, they wont make it, which has put integrity in the back seat. The phrase basically tells you that it’s ok

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Business leaders discuss how new flag impacts state economy

A prominent Mississippi business leader said Wednesday the decision to change the state’s flag has removed a “significant impediment” to economic development in Mississippi.

Mississippi lawmakers voted last year to retire a Confederate-themed flag state as part of the national reckoning over racial injustice.

“This, I think, removes a significant impediment, and will change perceptions of Mississippi across this country and across the world,” said Anthony Wilson, 2020-2021 Mississippi Economic Council chair, at the council’s annual meeting in Jackson.

The Mississippi Economic Council was a staunch supporter of the legislature’s decision to surrender the last state banner in

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Navigate Your Business through the Pandemic Storm & Achieve Profitability – CS Web Solutions | News

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Covid-19 has not only brought upon us a global health emergency, but it has made a monumental impact on the world economy. Businesses are fighting for their survival across the globe.

  1. United States of America : 34% of America’s small businesses are still shut because of the COVID-19 pandemic according to a report by Reuters.
  2. Canada: The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) reported that businesses have collectively taken a whopping $135 billion debt in an attempt to overcome the debacles of the pandemic.
  3. Australia: 8% of the businesses in
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