Donald W. Reynolds National Center For Business Journalism

Two Minute Tips

April 2021

Are moviegoers ready to come back?

After lengthy closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, movie theaters are reopening in the nation’s biggest cities. On March 5 in New York City and March 15 in Los Angeles,

Don’t mail it in

The greeting card industry faced significant turmoil throughout 2020. National paper goods retailer Papyrus collapsed in January amid debt woes and was forced to close its 254 stores. In early

Reporting on the future of malls

Traditional shopping malls haven’t been doing so hot for the past decade or so, and the pandemic has only accelerated their decline. So what’s going to happen to all that

Drive-in movies: Back for the future?

For obvious reasons related to the pandemic, drive-in movie theaters started popping up all over the country. The concept of the drive-in fit well within the pandemic as people didn’t

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Keep updating your working process

In any undertaking, once you’ve done it long enough, you’ll have developed working habits. That is important, because if must consciously think through every action and decision to the smallest

Covering the business aspect of college reopenings

Many colleges have opted to fully reopen this year. Whether you’d personally brave studying in-person or would rather stay home, reopenings of large colleges and universities will have serious economic

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