Last fall, my entire family was in Italy and our first grandchild met for the first time her great grandfather Olimpio. Six months later, Italy is devastated by COVID-19. Have TRULY appreciated the multiple friendship messages from all continents checking up on my family. As Dr. Seuss said, “sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory”. THANK YOU for rekindling the many positive memories from our encounters. Cherish and continue to nurture the friendships. Stay strong for COVID-19 will never defeat us.
The combined value of the BrandZ™ Top 75 Most Valuable Retail Brands has risen by 12% in the past year, to $1.514 trillion. Of the 75 brands in the ranking, 34 increased in value this year, showing that when businesses observe, anticipate and adapt, they can retain an important place in people’s lives. While the pace of growth overall has slowed since last year, when the Top 75’s value soared by 33%, the ranking is still worth $158 billion more than it was a year ago. -from millwardbrown.com Read more
The Road to Recovery: Which Economies are Reopening? -VisualCapitalist
COVID-19 has brought the world to a halt—but after months of uncertainty, it seems that the situation is slowly taking a turn for the better. In general, the higher the mobility rate, the more economic activity this signifies. In most cases, mobility rate also correlates with a higher rate of recovered people in the population. -from visualcapitalist.com Read more