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The Wedding Business Is Booming, a Short-Term Jolt to the Economy

The Wedding Business Is Booming, a Short-Term Jolt to the Economy

Frantic caterers, $200,000 weekends: The wedding industry is on fire, bringing spending, and bottlenecks.

Delta Variant Hasn’t Yet Changed Many Return-to-Office Plans

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Delta Variant Hasn’t Yet Changed Many Return-to-Office Plans

A recent survey finds most people report they are already back at their workplace or will be soon.

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Most Return-to-Office Plans Unchanged, for Now

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Most Return-to-Office Plans Unchanged, for Now

Delta variant worries notwithstanding, many people report they are already back at their workplace or will be soon.

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‘Revenge Travel,’ Family Edition

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‘Revenge Travel,’ Family Edition

After a year at home, many families are seeking adventures far from it, whether for this summer or the coming year.

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Will the Pandemic Productivity Boom Last?

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Will the Pandemic Productivity Boom Last?

Fewer workers are making more stuff. If it lasts, that’s big news for the economy of the 2020s.This post was originally published on this site

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Back to Normal? It’s a Tall Order as New York City Restaurants Struggle.

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Back to Normal? It’s a Tall Order as New York City Restaurants Struggle.

Diners are flocking back this summer, but owners still have trouble hiring, stocking kitchens and paying rent. And an uncertain autumn looms.

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Return to Work? Not With Child Care Still in Limbo, Some Parents Say.

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Return to Work? Not With Child Care Still in Limbo, Some Parents Say.

The rise of the Delta variant and the uncertainty over schools and child care are keeping these parents from applying for jobs.

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The Maldives Knows Y.O.L.O.

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The Maldives Knows Y.O.L.O.

The island nation is positioning itself as the place to go to rediscover the beauty of travel. But it needs to convince would-be visitors that it’s more than “just a beach.”

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New York City’s Vaccine Passport Plan Renews Online Privacy Debate

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The mainstreaming of digital vaccine passes could lead to more surveillance, privacy researchers cautioned.

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Silicon Valley’s Best Pandemic Ever

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As the world reeled, tech titans supplied the tools that made life and work possible. Now the companies are awash in money — and questions about what it means to win amid so much loss.This post was originally published on this site

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