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Highlights - Preliminary impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on European agriculture (June 15) - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 8:01pm

The study on 'Preliminary impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on European agriculture: a sector-based analysis of food systems and market resilience' provides a preliminary quantitative and qualitative analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on European agriculture and the agri-food supply chain in light of the responses deployed by the European Union and its Member States to mitigate its effects.

Key Points: 
  • The study on 'Preliminary impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on European agriculture: a sector-based analysis of food systems and market resilience' provides a preliminary quantitative and qualitative analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on European agriculture and the agri-food supply chain in light of the responses deployed by the European Union and its Member States to mitigate its effects.
  • This study was requested by the AGRI Committee, commissioned and managed by Policy Department.
  • It will be presented by Francesco Montanari (Arcadia International), Axel Wion (VVA) and Jos Diogo Albuquerque (Agroportal).

US Post-Acute Care (PAC) Market Report 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 5:50pm

The "The US Post-Acute Care (PAC) Market: Size & Forecasts with Impact Analysis of COVID-19 (2021-2025 Edition)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "The US Post-Acute Care (PAC) Market: Size & Forecasts with Impact Analysis of COVID-19 (2021-2025 Edition)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • "The US Post-Acute Care (PAC) Market: Size & Forecasts with Impact Analysis of COVID-19 (2021-2025 Edition)" provides an in-depth analysis of the post-acute care market in the US including detailed description of market sizing and growth.
  • The report provides an analysis of the US post-acute care market by value, by spending, by number of providers and includes detailed segment analysis as well.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic acted as a headwind for the post-acute care market in the country in 2020.

DGAP-News: mymuesli GmbH: mymuesli reports strong and profitable growth in 2020. Digital-first strategy boosts growth during COVID-19 pandemic

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 9:00am

mymuesli GmbH: mymuesli reports strong and profitable growth in 2020.

Key Points: 
  • mymuesli GmbH: mymuesli reports strong and profitable growth in 2020.
  • Digital-first strategy boosts growth during COVID-19 pandemic
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  • mymuesli reports strong and profitable growth in 2020.
  • mymuesli is Europe's digitally native breakfast cereal brand disrupting traditional models in the food industry with an online-first, direct-to-consumer strategy.

Aegis Launches COVID-19 Testing Program for Schools

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 7:10pm

to help keep schools open during the COVID-19 pandemic through pooled testing.

Key Points: 
  • to help keep schools open during the COVID-19 pandemic through pooled testing.
  • This testing program was designed to be simple for schools to use while reducing costs and increasing access to testing.
  • to make ongoing testing easy for teachers and students, so schools can safely and confidently remain open.
  • Aegis tests and reports each pool, and follow-up testing is recommended for each student or staff in a positive pool.

Highlights - Various aspects of women in poverty following the COVID impact - Hearing - 15.06.2021 - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 8:01pm

The COVID-19 pandemic and its associated economic crisis have impacted women differently than men in the EU.

Key Points: 
  • The COVID-19 pandemic and its associated economic crisis have impacted women differently than men in the EU.
  • The effects of the COVID-19 crisis are putting in jeopardy the progress achieved in the past decades in terms on the reduction of gender inequalities.
  • The objective of this hearing is to analyse the main elements and causes of women's poverty in Europe and in third countries.
  • The outcome of the hearing will feed the incoming FEMM own-initiative report on 'Women's poverty in Europe'.

New Report Confirms Demand for High-Skilled Foreign Workers Continues Despite COVID-19 Pandemic's Impact on Labor Market and Economy

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 2:00pm

Failure to enable employers to fill critical workforce gaps hampers their ability to fulfill their economic potential, stymieing economic growth nationwide.

Key Points: 
  • Failure to enable employers to fill critical workforce gaps hampers their ability to fulfill their economic potential, stymieing economic growth nationwide.
  • The report, How Has Demand in Sectors Dependent on Specialty Skills Changed Due to COVID-19?
  • Despite the economic upheaval of the pandemic, there remains a shortage of highly skilled workers to meet the persistent demand of employers.
  • In fact, computer-related jobs made up 69.6% of all foreign labor requests in FY2020, a slight increase from FY2019 despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Redfin Reports Demand For Second Homes is Cooling to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 1:00pm

Year-over-year increases are likely exaggerated because demand for second homes was relatively low in May 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic slowing real estate activity.

Key Points: 
  • Year-over-year increases are likely exaggerated because demand for second homes was relatively low in May 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic slowing real estate activity.
  • There are several reasons for the cooling in second-home demand this spring.
  • Additionally, mortgage-lending rules for second homes tightened in April and May.
  • "Home prices have been climbing rapidly for the last several months, and it seems they've finally gotten prohibitively high for some people searching for second homes.

American Voters, including Republicans and Swing Voters, Support President Biden Helping Global Coronavirus Vaccine Efforts and Look to America to Lead

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 1:00pm

79% of American voters, including Republicans and Trump voters, support the U.S. helping global vaccination efforts.

Key Points: 
  • 79% of American voters, including Republicans and Trump voters, support the U.S. helping global vaccination efforts.
  • In fact, 79 percent of voters (including Republicans and Independents) support the U.S. helping global vaccination efforts and 76 percent support the U.S. being the leader to help vaccinate countries around the world.
  • "After four years of Trumpism and absence from the world stage, we find national voters strongly support America leading global efforts to distribute coronavirus vaccines.
  • This support notably transcends partisan lines and should give the Biden Administration clear approval of their current and future humanitarian vaccine efforts."

Forestry Software Market to grow by USD 1.02 billion|Key Drivers and Market Forecasts|17000+ Technavio Research Reports

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 9:00am

NEW YORK, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The forestry software market is expected to grow by USD 1.02 billion during 2021-2025, according to Technavio.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The forestry software market is expected to grow by USD 1.02 billion during 2021-2025, according to Technavio.
  • The report offers a detailed analysis of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the forestry software market in optimistic, probable, and pessimistic forecast scenarios.
  • Technavio's in-depth market research reports include value chain analysis and validation techniques to help industry leaders improve their business.
  • Get report snapshot here to get a detailed market share analysis of market participants during COVID-19 lockdown: https://www.technavio.com/report/forestry-software-market-industry-analysis
    The forestry software market is segmented as below:

Crocs, Inc. Files Complaint with United States ITC to Block Importation and Sale of Trademark-Infringing Products

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

Crocs' registered trademarks protect the brand's iconic products and designs, which are widely recognized in the footwear industry.

Key Points: 
  • Crocs' registered trademarks protect the brand's iconic products and designs, which are widely recognized in the footwear industry.
  • In its ITC complaint, Crocs seeks to block the importation and subsequent sale of products into the United States that infringe on its trademark rights.
  • This complaint follows a 2006request filed by Crocs with the ITC relating to its design and utility patent rights for the Crocs Classic Clog.
  • To learn more about Crocs or our global Come As You Are campaign, please visit www.crocs.com or follow @Crocs on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.