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Covid-19 is changing consumer shopping habits – Quartz

Shopping is largely habit-driven, and those habits are now being shaken up.

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The buying habits of shoppers tend to change slowly. Covid-19, however, has been disruptive enough to shake them up, and companies are trying to take advantage.
Josh Silverman, CEO of Etsy, an online marketplace focused on handmade and vintage goods, described how he sees the pandemic reshaping normal consumer behavior during an Aug. 5 earnings call to discuss the companys recent quarter:
We are all creatures of habit, and shopping is largely habit-driven. There are very few times in ones life…

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2 Cincinnati-area bars cited for violating Gov. Mike Dewine’s alcohol curfew – WXIX

Two Cincinnati area bars were cited Saturday for violating health orders put into place by Gov. Mike DeWine, agents from the Ohio Investigative Unit, OIU, said.

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CINCINNATI (FOX19) -Two Cincinnati area bars were cited Saturday for violating health orders put into place by Gov. Mike DeWine, agents from the Ohio Investigative Unit, OIU, said.
Grub Pub in Hamilton and Taylors Tavern in Springfield were cited after OIU agents were able to purchase a drink after the 10 p.m. mandate.
Agents say they saw customers drinking past 11 p.m. at Taylors Tavern.
Overall a total of six bars in Ohio were cited overnight, agents said.
The agents say each of the estab…

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Dow Jones Futures: Stock Market Rally Still Fighting, But Bears Landing The Punches; Tesla Battery Day Key – Investor’s Business Daily

Dow Jones futures: The stock market rally is hanging on but bears are landing the punches. Here’s what investors should do. Tesla Battery Day is on tap.

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Dow Jones futures won’t open until Sunday evening, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. The stock market rally suffered another losing week. A negative reversal, undercutting key support and bearish action by leaders such as Apple stock, Amazon.com (AMZN) and Netflix (NFLX) belie the major indexes’ mild weekly losses.
XTesla Battery Day headlines the week, with the late Tuesday news a big deal for Tesla stock, the EV industry and the broader market. Also Tuesday night, KB Home (KB…

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Silicon Valley IPOs are being celebrated in parking lots and conference rooms, as CEOs navigate pandemic and wildfire smoke – CNBC

During the busiest IPO week of the year, tech companies were forced to celebrate in unique ways because of the coronavirus and raging wildfires.

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Sumo Logic CEO Ramin Sayar on IPO day
There were masked parking lot festivities, Times Square replicas and virtual bell ringings. There were technical glitches and a corporate logo beamed onto San Francisco’s City Hall.
Welcome to the 2020 IPO celebration during the busiest week of the year for tech debuts. Snowflake had the largest software offering ever on Wednesday, and gaming company Unity is already worth half as much as Electronic Arts after its first day on the market. 
Many billions o…

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