Disney's theme parks in China, including Shanghai Disneyland and Hong Kong Disneyland, had been closed since January amid threat of COVID-19 spread. Shanghai Disneyland welcomed visitors for the first time on May 11 after months of closure, becoming the first Disney park to reopen since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak. Hong Kong Disneyland reopened in late June and was closed again in July. … [Read more...] about 2nd LD Writethru: Disney reports significant quarterly loss due to COVID-19 pandemic
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Colorbar’s standalone store. The window pane rolls down and the lady in the car gestures at the shop attendant. “Can you give me Just Smoky Kajal, Moonlava Eyeshadow, I-Glide pencils, Zoom & Woosh maskara and Wow Brow Pencil, please!” she says from behind the mask covering half her face. The shop attendant relents and delivers the stash of make-up in the car that soon fades into the city crowd. Post the disruptions and no-touch norms due to Covid-19, beauty may be back in business but on its own terms. If lip segment seems muted, it is the eye (segment) doing most of the talking in terms of sales. Most beauty brands Brand Equity spoke to confirmed this: With lips covered under masks, eye as a segment has grown significantly, and how!“Since wearing masks has become mandatory, the eyes have become the new lips. Hence, the eye category has been growing significantly. Masks and eye make-up will essentially become a style statement in today’s times,” … [Read more...] about Lipstick under my mask: Beauty brands glam up to meet new consumer needs
Self-soothing tricks toddlers come up with, some weird, some alarming We were at this rocking party – first-time mums in skinny jeans and tight tees, hair all silky, and piercings in interesting places. The night wore on, and sleep-dep started to pull curtains over our eyes. Torn between taking our overweight toddlers home to a relaxing space (where both mum and baby could rest), and enjoying parties the way we used to, all of us opted for the second alternative. Out came gadgets and hacks. I didn’t just have a life hack, I had a live hack. My girl liked Mr Dad to carry her face-forward and pace up-and-down singing softly, for about 60 minutes; sometimes, multiples of 60. Thank god I married a rather patient party! My other friends had other hacks. One pulled out a super-soft blanky and placed it on her child’s face. Said child rubbed nose into it for a few minutes, and then nodded off. The other mother held the child in her arms and leaned into the baby, making … [Read more...] about Why does my baby sleep by pulling my ear?
New Delhi: If the recent turn of events in Delhi and Kathmanduare any indication, the India-Nepal relations are in for a turbulent ride ahead. However, no matter how grim the situation might seem, we believe that these two countries can enjoy considerable the mutual benefits from cross border energy trade. Additionally, there is a very strong economic case for developing a robust power trading ecosystem which can have far reaching environmental, institutional and social benefits on both sides of the border.With this in mind, we explore the prospects of reliable power trading ecosystem for meeting the future development goals of both countries. This is premised on the idea of gradually re-establishing social and political trust that would result from efforts by each of the countries on the economic-front that would facilitate improved standards of living of people living on both the sides of the border. History has taught us that mutually beneficial economic trading has helped bridge … [Read more...] about OPINION: Fostering inclusive development in Indo-Nepal via power trading
In an interview with ETCFO, Ashok Sonthalia, CFO, Larsen & Toubro Infotech discussed the challenges in business operations amid the on-going coronavirus (Covid-19), sale of non-personal data and how they are innovating to beat the virus.Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI) is a global information technologies solutions and services company based in Mumbai. It has operations in 32 countries, including Europe, Middle East, South America, South Africa and Asia Pacific.Q: Have you experienced any significant change in operations amid India Unlock as compared to Covid-19 induced-lockdown? How has the business been impacted?Ashok Sonthalia: Since the outbreak of this health crisis, we have been proactive in reaching out to our customers and ensured that they could count on us amid these difficult times. Our Business Continuity Plans have helped us achieve 95% work from home (WFH), within a week of the lockdown in India. Adequate measures to ensure appropriate security and confidentiality … [Read more...] about Pandemic-driven uncertainties led to delays in discretionary spend and decision making: LTI CFO