It’s an unprecedented environment. The stores are closed. The movies theaters have gone quiet. THERE IS NO TOILET PAPER.
But yet, we, collectively, are here. We’re in our home offices – at least those of us able to work from home. We’re holding the line at grocery stores and mom and pops. We’re making deliveries by Instacart, Amazon, Doordash and all of those brave souls armed with hand sanitizer working because they have to and demand is high. Our hospitals are staffed by true, bonafide heroes; and our businesses, social life and ability to gather vital information is now fueled by an unseen network (that’s the internet, friends) that is a need, not a privilege.
, are here. We’re here to bring you news, because right now, business can’t and hasn’t stopped.
We’re here to tell you about the news that keeps this industry buzzing – product deals, partnerships forging and the thrum of chatter we hear around our now
There are bright lights out there, and they can be seen from the ground and from space.
For our industry in particular, there is no doubt that hardship is being felt from all corners. But in the long-term, this situation too can viewed with a silver lining. For a business built on relationships – relationships to brands, to IP and to each other – the short-term slow down and couch surfing, not to mention time spent (hopefully well) with family and those close, is allowing us to deepen those relationships.
And if the world is to take a different turn, we’ll be here for that too.
is here for you. We want to hear your stories, learn about your news and share your wins right now more than ever. We want to help lift up this business we love so much in a time when things are looking anything but uplifting, because we believe that this is not our “always,” it’s just our “now.”
We are still here. We want to keep you up to date.
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