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Friday’s business headlines

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Here’s a look at Friday’s business headlines.

Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods plans to add 200 nurses and administrative support staff, to the current more than 400 people working in the food company’s health services theam.

The new hirings come as Tyson launched a new COVID-19 monitoring program, which includes the creation of a new chief medical officer position. The new program involves weekly testing of employees at its facilities.

Zillow

Zillow introduced a new policy, allowing about 90% of it employees the option of working from home, at least some of the time, indefinitely.

It significantly extends a move the company made at the end of April in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Three months ago, Zillow was one of the first companies to announce an extended work from home option, enabling approximately 5,400 employees to go remote through the end of 2020.

Kohl’s

Kohl’s has made the decision to close their stores on Thanksgiving Day.

Best Buy will also close on Thanksgiving Day, along with Walmart, Target and Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Many retailers are starting holiday specials earlier than normal.

Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola is launching a hard seltzer under the cult-favorite brand Topo Chico. The drink will initially be available in select cities in Latin America.

This is the company’s first move in the hard seltzer space. The beverage giant purchased Topo Chico in 2017 for $220 million.

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