How retailers are responding to coronavirus

Show up in new ways

While your business is adapting, so are your customers. Over a quarter of U.S. consumers can’t find the products they want or need, and nearly 3 in 10 bought brands they don’t normally buy.4 Many retailers have changed how they operate in order to sustain business and help people get the products they need in new ways.

“Essential services” retailers including Target, Whole Foods, and Safeway have allotted dedicated time for seniors, pregnant women, and people with disabilities to have access to the store before the general public to get the resources they need.

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Google tips to adapt to the coronavirus situation

Matthieu Pellerin is the founder and head of Google’s Growth Lab. His team is responsible for activating Google’s crisis response, as well as supporting growth across Google’s consumer apps, devices, and business solutions. The team runs more than 1,000 campaigns per quarter. Here he shares how he’s thinking about growth in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

My team’s mandate is, at the most basic level, to grow Google’s brand and business. Growth is part of our DNA and even our name: Growth Lab. But as the world grapples with a global pandemic, growth is not necessarily top of mind for

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Apr 14, 2020 – Warren Buffett’s Advice on Coping With Stock Market Losses

Making losses on your stock holdings can be a challenging experience for any investor. However, it is a relatively common occurrence due to the short-term movements of the stock market being difficult to predict. For example, recent declines across a wide range of S&P 500 stocks were impossible to foresee only a matter of months ago.

Berkshire Hathaway’s (NYSE:BRK.A) (NYSE:BRK.B) Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) has experienced many challenging periods for the stock market during his investing career. He has made losses on some of his holdings, but his overall performance has been overwhelmingly positive.

At a time when many investors

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Steven Romick’s Top 5 Buys in the 1st Quarter

Steven Romick (Trades, Portfolio), co-manager of the FPA Crescent Fund, disclosed last week that the fund’s top five buys for the first quarter were Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:BKNG), DuPont de Nemours Inc. (NYSE:DD), Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. (NYSE:WAB), LG Corp. (XKRX:003550) and Swire Pacific Ltd. (HKSE:00019).

The fund’s $6.53 billion equity portfolio contains long and short positions. Romick and his fellow fund managers seek value in all parts of a company’s capital structure, investing in out-of-favor securities with low cyclically-adjusted price-earnings ratios.


Guru updates market views in a special March commentary letter

The fund managers said in a March

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Video- Back to Basics: The Price-Sales Ratio

Hi fellow investors,

This is Charlie Tian again. I am very glad to be back. Last time I discussed the price-earnings ratio. I told you that the lower it was, the better, but that it does not work well for cyclical companies. Today I want to introduce the price-sales ratio, which works very well for cyclical companies but cannot be used to compare different businesses across different industries.

The P/S ratio is actually very simple. It is the price compared to the sales. So for every one dollar of sales, you want to look at how much you are paying

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KLM and Philips establish special cargo air bridge between Amsterdam and China

Amstelveen – WEBWIRE

The loss of around 90% of flights between Europe and Asia has resulted in a major shortage of cargo capacity. Meanwhile, the corona crisis has prompted an enormous need for the rapid transportation of medical equipment and other supplies between the United States, Europe and China. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has now joined hands with Royal Philips and the Dutch government to create a special cargo air bridge between the Netherlands and China. In addition to these parties, many others are seeking additional capacity. The air bridge to Asia will

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