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The Covid vaccine’s long journey: How doses get from the manufacturing plant to your arm

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine is pictured at Rady Children’s Hospital before it’s placed back in the refrigerator in San Diego, California on December 15, 2020. Adriana Drehsler | AFP | Getty Images As the death toll from the coronavirus pandemic mounts......

Amazon eases new seller delivery requirements as Covid-19 strains carriers

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An Amazon worker delivers packages amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Denver, Colorado, U.S., April 22, 2020. Kevin Mohatt | Reuters Amazon is relieving some of the pressure on third-party sellers who pack and ship their own orders due......

Amazon buys Boeing jets from Delta, WestJet as aircraft prices drop

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A wide body aircraft emblazoned with Amazon’s Prime logo lands at Lehigh Valley International Airport in Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S. December 20, 2016. Picture taken December 20, 2016. To match Insight AMAZON.COM-SHIPPING/ REUTERS/Mark Makela REUTERS/Mark Makela Amazon said Tuesday it’s buying 11......

How airlines are transforming to deliver the Covid-19 vaccine and why it is especially challenging now

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Airlines are joining the fight against the coronavirus.  The long wait for a vaccine may be over, but distributing it to the 7.8 billion people around the world is the next big challenge. In the U.S., both the Pfizer–BioNTech and......

How two traders would play the 2020 outperformers that reversed course in December

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here December disconnect: 2020 outperformers reverse course Security Month-to-date performance Year-to-date performance Salesforce.com -9.5% +37% FedEx -9% +73% Regeneron -6% +29% D.R. Horton -6% +33% Costco -5% +27% Two market analysts told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Tuesday that these were simply......

Local retailers turn to delivery apps to make sure your gifts arrive by Christmas

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People shop for holiday items at the Country Store on Main Street in Stockbridge, Massachusetts on December 13, 2020. Joseph Prezioso | AFP | Getty Images With just a few days before Christmas, shoppers are running out of options to......

Holiday sales have been hurt by pressure on shipping networks, says Fanatics chairman

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Michael Rubin, executive chairman of online sports apparel giant Fanatics, told CNBC on Wednesday that retail sales this holiday season have been negatively impacted by shipping challenges. “There’s been so much pressure on the different shipping networks to deliver, I......

FedEx beats quarterly earnings and revenue estimates but cites continued uncertainty of Covid pandemic

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A FedEx worker unloads packages from his delivery truck on March 31, 2020 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer | Getty Images News FedEx generated better-than-expected profits and revenue during its most recent quarter as the coronavirus pandemic continues to bolster......

Mad dash to the finish: A record number of people plan to shop the Saturday before Christmas, survey says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People look at the holiday decorations in the window displays at the Country store on Main Street in Stockbridge, Massachusetts on December 13, 2020. Joseph Prezioso | AFP | Getty Images Procrastinators still abound this holiday season, a new survey......

U.S. plans to ship 6 million Moderna Covid vaccine doses once FDA gives OK, as early as week’s end

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here This creative image taken in a studio in Paris on November 16, 2020, showing a syringe and a vaccine vial with the reproducted logo of a US biotech firm Moderna, illustrates the announcement of an experimental vaccine against Covid-19 from......

Pfizer’s Covid vaccine ships within hours. Here’s how the U.S. plans to get it to everyone

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The first Covid vaccine has just been cleared for emergency use in the U.S. Late Friday, the Food and Drug Administration authorized the Pfizer–BioNTech coronavirus inoculation for distribution across the country.  Within hours, FedEx and United Parcel Service will begin......

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Tesla, Nio, Airbnb, Disney & more

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.  Snowflake — Shares of the data-warehousing software maker slid more than 4% after Deutsche Bank downgraded the stock a hold rating. “Pent-up demand for high-multiple names, such as Snowflake, may be......

Coronavirus vaccines will get GPS tracking and flight priority, UPS, FedEx say

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Wesley Wheeler, President of Global Healthcare at United Parcel Service (UPS), holds up a sample of the vial that will be used to transport the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as he testifies during a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee hearing......

Amazon’s warehouse storage policy causes small businesses to run out of holiday products

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Jason Lautenschleger’s novelty board game business has seen its sales skyrocket tenfold on Amazon this year as the coronavirus pandemic forced people indoors and they looked to stay entertained. A few months ago, Lautenschleger launched two new game titles based......

America needs more warehouses to handle record holiday returns, CBRE says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here With a record amount of returns projected to flow back to retailers this holiday season, the United States is going to need more warehouse space to handle them, according to a new report. As much as $70.5 billion worth of......

‘Tis the season: Here’s your guide to holiday tipping during the coronavirus pandemic

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pekic | E+ | Getty Images This holiday season is like no other. Millions of families are struggling financially as the coronavirus pandemic shows no signs of abating. Yet many traditions still endure, and that includes tipping those who have......

British EV start-up Arrival has the ‘best claim to be the son of Tesla,’ Jim Cramer says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Thursday endorsed CIIG Merger, the U.S. blank-check company set to take U.K. electric-vehicle maker Arrival public next year, as a speculative stock for investors to play. “As much as I like this story, I think you......

UPS places shipping limits on some retailers as holiday shopping heats up, report says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A driver for an independent contractor wears a protective mask while operating a delivery truck to delivery N95 respirator masks outside a United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) Ground sorting facility in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., on Monday, April 13, 2020. Luke......

FedEx vs. UPS: This is the better play after a record Cyber Monday, traders say

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The shipping showdown has started. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday raking in record amounts of online sales this year, according to Adobe, delivery rivals FedEx and UPS are gearing up for a busy holiday season. FedEx shares appear to......

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