Harvard recently held a private meeting for executives to talk candidly about the pandemic.
Online orders have surged for retailers in the pandemic, as curbside pickup helps Americans satisfy their desire to hop in a car and drive to the store.
Some corporate bosses who received stock awards this year are sitting on gains of millions of dollars.
“Shutting down was hard, but opening up is going to be harder,” one C.E.O. said of balancing public health and a damaged economy.