On PR Newswire: Christmas Stamps Revealed, CEOs Foresee More Flexible Workforces, Pandemic’s Impact on Homebuyers
With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy:
The 2020 holiday season will be here before you know it. In that spirit, the U.S. Postal Service on July 29 revealed five new Forever holiday stamps. Details about the issue dates will be announced later. All images are preliminary and are subject to change prior to printing. USPS is also announcing holiday favorites from years past that will continue to be available.
Survey: CEOs See Less Globalization, More Flexible Workforces, Broadened Corporate Missions in COVID-19’s Aftermath
According to a new global survey, CEOs and C-Suite executives think COVID-19’s fallout will result in leaner and more agile companies. Businesses will likely emerge from this pandemic using more contract workers and fewer permanent staff, and business travel will be reduced in favor of more videoconferencing.
On Sept. 25, Guns N’ Roses’ 2004, multi-platinum best-of compilation Greatest Hits (Geffen/UMe) will be released on vinyl for the first time. Previously only available digitally and on CD, Greatest Hits will be pressed as a 2-LP set on 180-gram audiophile black vinyl, a 2-LP set on silver-colored vinyl with red and white splatter, plus a 2-LP picture disc available exclusively through the band’s official store. The vinyl edition of Greatest Hits will also feature the band’s single “Shadow of Your Love,” which hit No. 5 on the Mainstream Rock chart. Originally recorded in December 1986, “Shadow of Your Love” made its debut on the 2018 box set Appetite for Destruction.
Archbishop Elpidophoros and Governor Andrew Cuomo Preside at Ceremony to Resume Construction of the Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at the World Trade Center
On Aug. 3, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, with the leadership of the Friends of St. Nicholas and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, visited the World Trade Center to witness the resumption of construction of the Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine, the only house of worship destroyed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Once rebuilt, the church and national shrine will serve as a powerful symbol of resilience and a beacon of hope, welcoming people of all faiths to honor the lives lost on 9/11.
Redfin Survey: 25% of Homebuyers Are Moving — or Moving Sooner than Planned — Because of the Pandemic
Three-quarters of homebuyers who plan to buy a home within the next 12 months say the coronavirus pandemic has impacted their homebuying plans, according to a survey conducted by Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. Furthermore, 25% of homebuyers said it has caused them to move and/or speed up their moving timeline, 20% said it has caused them to delay their plans to move, and 17% are now looking for a less expensive home.
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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.