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Report Points to Signs of Optimism for a New ILWU-PMA Deal


Could the possibility of a West Coast port labor deal being done between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association be finally inching to reality? A recent report in the Wall Street Journal published this week indicated that could be the case. READ MORE


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Lawmakers Seek to Improve Air Travel for People with Disabilities


A bipartisan group of lawmakers is looking to institute new requirements in order to make air travel easier for passengers with disabilities. Legislation introduced this month in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives calls for the Department of Transportation to research the technical and financial feasibility of allowing individuals to remain in their wheelchairs during flights. READ MORE

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Which Pandemic-Driven Retail Trends are Here to Stay?


Many of the changes to retail shopping that took place during the pandemic-era were transient. Demand for curbside pickup and contactless delivery, for example, peaked in 2020 and 2021. Other changes in retail trends have been more permanent. READ MORE

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How Gen Z’s Digital Payment Expectations Are Driving Trends


It’s already clear that Gen Z is changing the world of online shopping and payment processing — potentially for the better and more practical. A generation native to technological tools that adapt to changes in the blink of an eye has industry-pushing expectations. Is this a conscious effort of Gen Z banking behavior to change digital payments, or are their actions telling companies how to innovate to stay competitive? READ MORE

Digital Marketing Trends for 2022


A new e-book from the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy highlights learnings from the 2022 MIT Chief Marketing Officer Summit held this spring. The topline message to marketing executives: Add data, analytics, and algorithms to better reach socially-linked modern consumers. Here are MIT Sloan researchers’ top digital marketing trends for 2022. READ MORE


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