Special Report: Business in the Coronavirus Economy
On the surface, the U.S. economy might appear frozen in place. In order to slow the spread and lessen the damage of a global pandemic, the nation has collectively pressed pause. Social distancing has, by necessity, shuttered restaurants, suspended sports leagues, and grounded the travel industry with shocking suddenness. But the crisis has also sparked fast-moving innovation. In that sense, the business world is hardly standing still—and that forward motion will be crucial to the economy’s recovery. We're diving into a range of industries—from energy to pharma to retail—to report how companies are rapidly adapting to the new normal and preparing for life after the coronavirus.