Adriana Anastasiades

Adriana is a Journalist with a passion for reporting on business leadership, with a diverse interest in multiple industries.

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Recent Data Suggests That Starting a Business in a Recession Isn't Necessarily a Bad Idea

Recent Data Suggests That Starting a Business in a Recession Isn't Necessarily a Bad Idea

7/9/2020

It’s easy to assume that someone who decided to go into business in recent months couldn't have picked a less opportune time. However, some businesses are benefiting from the global crisis instead of hanging on for dear life. In fact, during the first month of this pandemic, Amazon’s net worth was reported to have increased by $24 billion.

Working From Home Could Cause Employee Mental Health Issues

Working From Home Could Cause Employee Mental Health Issues

7/6/2020

The way the world works has changed over the last few months, and changes in work schedules have had quite an impact on all aspects of our lives. Most significantly, mental well-being has taken a hit: widespread shutdowns have limited mobility, and constant isolation has begun to affect some household relationships.

As Online Sales Soar, the Demise of US Shopping Malls Becomes Inevitable

As Online Sales Soar, the Demise of US Shopping Malls Becomes Inevitable

7/6/2020

In the first quarter of 2020, online spending represented 16.2% of total retail sales according to the data released by the US Department of Commerce.

Travel Insurance Policies Not Paying Out Because of Pandemic

Travel Insurance Policies Not Paying Out Because of Pandemic

7/3/2020

According to one recent travel insurance case, a customer wanted to recover the loss she faced because her trip was canceled. When she approached her travel insurance company, they refused and claimed that they did not cover anything related to the global pandemic.

How the Travel Industry Responded to COVID-19

How the Travel Industry Responded to COVID-19

7/3/2020

The novel coronavirus has caused a widespread alteration in regular life around the world. Many businesses have already permanently closed their doors, with companies and businesses in hospitality, tourism, arts and entertainment, and beauty and cosmetics seeing a sharp decline in annual revenue.

Facebook and Instagram Offer Users Control Over Political Ad Content on Their Feeds

Facebook and Instagram Offer Users Control Over Political Ad Content on Their Feeds

7/1/2020

With the presidential elections around the corner, social media giant Facebook has opted for new modifications around the political information found on their social media platforms.

How One Entrepreneur Survives Challenges Like COVID-19

How One Entrepreneur Survives Challenges Like COVID-19

6/28/2020

Jay Kamhi, the 59-year-old founder of Kamhi World Toys, has been an entrepreneur since he was a teenager, spending the first 20 years as a vendor on the streets of New York.

5 Actions You Can Take to Make Your Business Greener

5 Actions You Can Take to Make Your Business Greener

6/28/2020

It is no longer a debate that everyone must do their part to help preserve the planet on both the individual and the industry level — it is a fact. According to the UNF Center for Sustainable Practices, building a sustainable business is based on three principles: people, planet, and profit.

The 5 Most Popular Credit Cards of 2020

6/25/2020

The are several benefits to owning a credit card, such as keeping track of your transactions, building a credit score, borrowing without paying interest. The list is endless, so you should check out these options and get a credit card right away.

The Motivational Forces Behind Entrepreneurs and How Investors Can Support Them

6/22/2020

Today, most venture capitalists offer much more than funding and understand that budding entrepreneurs also need support through inspiration and incentives, no matter their background, culture, or gender.

5 of the Latest Research-Based Steps for a Startup Marketing Strategy

6/22/2020

All marketers want to be in on the latest techniques that can deliver maximum efficiency and competitive advantage. Want to up your game too? The latest marketing research indicates that the objective goals of startups and small businesses are to increase sales and maximize their profits.

What Do We Really Know About the CARES Act?

6/20/2020

House Democrats passed a largely symbolic bill last May rolling back two controversial tax provisions that had been slipped into the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

As Some Americans Return to Work, Top Business Advisers Suggest Using Nature to Improve Productivity in the Office

6/19/2020

With thousands set to return to work, the focus now needs to be on how business owners can help their employees in these unprecedented times. Stress is something that has no benefit to anyone. So, how can business owners and workers kill stress and boost productivity in the office? This question is especially important after such a long lay off; the need to motivate your employees is arguably more challenging than ever.

Paycheck Protection Program: A Second Wave

6/19/2020

Companies with fewer than one hundred team members, self-employed individuals, and sole proprietors have all been looking forward to the new revival of the Paycheck Protection Program.

2020’s Highest-Paid CEOs Revealed

6/19/2020

The world's wealthiest CEOs rake in millions to billions every year with their success stories. From Arora to Zaslav, we’ve compiled a list of the highest-paid CEOs of 2020 and their notable feats.

Limited Time Should Not Equal Wasted Time

6/19/2020

The current global health crisis has been devastating to many businesses. Regular working hours are decreasing, employees are being laid-off due to a lack of necessity, and team members are finding themselves staring at a computer screen with little motivation for non-existent work.