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Zoom confident it can meet Christmas Day demand

Zoom confident it can meet Christmas Day demand

LONDON – Zoom is gearing up for what could end up being its busiest day ever: Christmas Day. Around the world, there are lockdowns in place that will make travelling to see friends and family on Christmas Day complicated, and for millions, illegal. Over 18 million people in the U.K. …

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Pent-up demand will sustain Covid boom in RV sales

Pent-up demand will sustain Covid boom in RV sales

Winnebago CEO Michael Happe told CNBC on Friday he expects the coronavirus pandemic-inspired surge in recreational vehicle sales to last into next year. The comments came after the Forest City, Iowa-based company reported strong quarterly results that exceeded Wall Street expectations. Investors cheered the quarter Friday, with shares of Winnebago …

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Pent-up demand will boost airline stocks in 2021 and beyond: Trader

Pent-up demand will boost airline stocks in 2021 and beyond: Trader

It’s no secret airlines have had an unprecedently bad year. JPMorgan expects the pain to continue for some companies, with analysts double downgrading shares of JetBlue, Spirit and United Airlines to underweight from overweight on Wednesday on overvaluation concerns. The firm maintained its overweight ratings on Delta, Alaska Airlines and …

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Amazon, Panasonic Preparing for Demand of Battery Recycling

Amazon, Panasonic Preparing for Demand of Battery Recycling

Inside every smartphone and tablet lies a dense brick with a dark and complex history: its battery. The lithium that ferries charge back and forth likely started out in South American salt flats, where months of evaporation consumes millions of tons of water in some of the world’s driest regions. …

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WHO says Covid vaccine approval is a first step, demand must be created

WHO holds briefing on pandemic after Moderna finds vaccine is highly effective

Executive Director of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) emergencies program Mike Ryan speaks at a news conference on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Geneva, Switzerland. Denis Balibouse | Reuters Approving a coronavirus vaccine is only the first step toward suppressing the pandemic, as countries race to build distribution networks to …

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Ultra-cold freezer maker sees surge in demand

Ultra-cold freezer maker sees surge in demand

So-Low Environmental Equipment, a maker of ultra-cold freezers, is seeing a surge in demand for its products in anticipation of coronavirus vaccine distribution, leading to an inventory backlog despite its efforts to prepare. “Right now, we are out of everything,” Dan Hensler, vice president of the Cincinnati-based company, said Wednesday …

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