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How 2 million puzzles a month are made in the middle of a pandemic

During the pandemic, many people stuck at home picked up puzzling, causing an estimated 300% spike in demand for companies like Buffalo Games, the largest puzzle manufacturer in North America. But just as demand was taking off in March, the manufacturing facility in Buffalo, New York, was shut down because […]
How 2 million puzzles a month are made in the middle of a pandemic
Markets

Why a coronavirus-driven recession would be a unique beast — and why the normal playbook might not work

The ongoing coronavirus outbreak could result in a dangerous and unique type of global economic recession. The outbreak has already crippled spending activity in China and prompted widespread factory shutdowns, harming both supply and demand in the economic superpower – and infecting economic operations worldwide. Central banks are normally well-positioned […]
Why a coronavirus-driven recession would be a unique beast — and why the normal playbook might not work
Tech

Apple should give the iPhone XS and iPhone XR a permanent price cut

Apple has reportedly cut production for the iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max twice in the past two months to accommodate lower-than-expected demand for the new phones. Apple has about nine months before it unveils its next-generation iPhones. The company has ample time to improve demand for its […]
Apple should give the iPhone XS and iPhone XR a permanent price cut
Tech

Apple is reportedly slashing iPhone X orders because it isn’t selling well

Several reports from Asia say Apple has slashed component orders for the iPhone X, its most important product. Apple shares dropped on the news. Apple CEO Tim Cook has previously said about component orders that “even if a particular data point were factual, it would be impossible to accurately interpret” […]
Apple is reportedly slashing iPhone X orders because it isn’t selling well