Randoms-Nat'l Lazy Day, Vegas brands itself to Workspaces, Mask Bad Breath


TODAY IS:

Lazy Day: A good day to be lazy.

S’mores Day: A good day to camp in your own backyard.

World Lion Day: A good day to roar.

TODAY’S TOPICS:

Mask breath …A new survey has found that 57% of respondents say wearing a mask has made them much more aware of their own bad breath. This, in turn, has led to a lot more teeth brushing.

You don’t really think of going to Vegas to work …but MGM Resorts is hoping to lure remote workers with their new "Viva Las Office" package. The package includes a room at the Bellagio or ARIA, perks like extended check-in and check-out hours, access to all of the hotels' amenities, and even your very own "executive assistant." Prices start at $100 a night for three, four, or five-night stays. (Insider)

This won’t surprise anyone working from home …A new study found that working from home means working more. A report from the National Bureau of Economic Research found that, compared with pre-COVID times, workers are experiencing “significant and durable increases in the length of the average workday.” According to the findings, the average workday for remote workers increased by 48.5 minutes. But it’s likely even more than that, especially when you consider that the report also cited an increase in the number of emails sent outside of regular work hours. (Glamour)

So, first Amazon kills malls … and then they move into them?Seems Amazon is in talks with Simon Property Group, the biggest mall owner in the U.S., to turn empty Sears and JC Penny stores into Amazon fulfillment centers. (Market Watch)

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