Tag: Days

Restaurants prepare for days when outdoor dining isn’t so fresco

Instead, Gouvia is focused on making the interior experience as comfortable and safe as possible for guests. He said patrons were slow to return when the restaurant first reopened in July, but he’s seen an uptick in recent weeks as customers’ comfort level increased.

“As time went by, I think people got more comfortable when they saw what we’re doing to create separation with plexiglass shields on the tables, as well as demanding you wear the mask,” Gouvia said.

Kristin Jonna, owner of Vinotecca in Birmingham and Vinology in Ann Arbor, is also not keen on the concept of winterizing patio space. “Once you tent a space and then bring heaters in, you’re basically creating a COVID incubator,” Jonna said. “It’s an issue of public safety. I think it’s a very poor idea because there’s no ventilation in a tent like that. I just can’t do that in good faith.”

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7 Steps to Reduce Business Debt in 90 Days


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When smaller businesses undergo a slowdown like the one many are currently experiencing (not that there’s any precedent for this specific circumstance), owners often target increasing their sales as a primary strategy to reinvigorate their profit goals. 

Debt reduction, potentially a more achievable step to healthier net profits, is often a secondary consideration, but a focus on recurring debt can provide for significant long-term benefits in operation of an efficient organization, freeing up both money and resources for other, more profitable endeavors.

When company owners begin the process of reducing corporate debt, they should also consider opportunities for reduction of personal debt obligations in tandem. Often a business owner’s ability to leverage additional capital is also dependent on their personal debt-to-income ratio. If perceived as being potentially unable to repay their personal obligations on schedule, doubt

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Portnoy Law Advises Last Days to Participate Actively in the Class Action Lawsuit

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Investors are encouraged to contact the firm before October 19, 2020; click here to submit trade information

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Portnoy Law Firm advises investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Qutoutiao Inc. (NASDAQ: QTT) investors that acquired shares between September 14, 2018 and July 15, 2020. Investors have until October 19, 2020 to seek an active role in this litigation.

Investors are encouraged to contact attorney Lesley F. Portnoy, to determine eligibility to participate in this action, by phone 310-692-8883 or email, or click here to join the case.

It is alleged within the complaint filed in this class action that Defendants made materially misleading and/or false statements, as well as failed to disclose facts that were materially adverse

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Alert: Expired UAE visit visa holders have only four days to leave the country without fines

If your visit visa has expired, only four days remain to leave the UAE without paying fines
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Dubai: Holders of UAE visit or tourist visas expired after March 1, 2020, have only four days to leave the country or change their status without paying fines.

As per the latest announcement from the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA), holders of expired visit visas were given a month from August 11 to exit the country without paying fines before September 11.

They also have an option to stay in the country by obtaining a visit or employment visa, as per the ICA announcement.

If the visa is not renewed or if the individual doesn’t exit the country, overstay fines will be implemented.

In July this year, the UAE government cancelled the previous decision to extend the visit or tourist visas until the end of

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Are ExxonMobil’s Best Days in the Rearview Mirror?

ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) has fallen on hard times. Shares of the oil giant have tumbled more than 40% this year, weighed down by the impact lower oil prices are having on its finances. That puts the oil stock about 60% off its former peak, which it hit when oil prices were last in triple digits.

While Exxon has a deep hole to climb out of, it has had its share of ups and downs in the past. Here’s a look at whether this oil stock will rise from the ashes again.

An oil pump with the sun bursting behind it.

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The case for a revival of the glory days

One reason Exxon’s stock tumbled this year is that oil demand fell off a cliff as governments shut down their economies to slow the spread of COVID-19, which weighed on pricing. However, consumption has started rebounding as those restrictions are lifted and should return to its pre-pandemic

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