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Dick’s Sporting Goods picks Instacart for same-day delivery

Dick's Sporting Goods picks Instacart for same-day delivery

Mannequins stand next to merchandise displayed for sale at a Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. store in West Nyack, New York. Craig Warga | Bloomberg | Getty Images Dick’s Sporting Goods is teaming with Instacart to offer same-day delivery from more than 150 stores, in states including Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, …

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FedEx (FDX) earnings Q2 2021

FedEx (FDX) earnings Q2 2021

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 high volume of U.S. and international package deliveries, the company …

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150 million people to shop Saturday before Christmas

150 million people to shop Saturday before Christmas

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 finds, despite retailers ranging from Target to Best Buy trying …

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United Airlines starts flying Pfizer vaccine on U.S. passenger flights

United Airlines starts flying Pfizer vaccine on U.S. passenger flights

United is the first commercial airline to fly the first FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccines to the U.S. thanks to a coordinated effort between cargo, safety, technical operations, flight operations and several other teams at United. On behalf of Pfizer, United operated five cargo-only flights in early December delivering COVID-19 vaccines from …

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How and when will I get it?

How and when will I get it?

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 shipping 2.9 million doses of the vaccine from Pfizer plants …

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Tesla, Nio, Airbnb, Disney & more

Tesla, Nio, Airbnb, Disney & more

Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.  Snowflake — Shares of the data-warehousing software maker slid 5.2% after Deutsche Bank downgraded the stock a hold rating. “Pent-up demand for high-multiple names, such as Snowflake, may be limited as we wrap up 2020 and investors look to protect their …

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Time to test the limits of e-commerce

Time to test the limits of e-commerce

An employee wearing a protective mask scans a package at an Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center in Kegworth, U.K., on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. Chris Ratclifre | Bloomberg | Getty Images Cyber Monday will put retail websites and warehouses to their biggest test yet. The industry is bracing for what is …

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UK electric vehicle maker Arrival is going public via SPAC

UK electric vehicle maker Arrival is going public via SPAC

LONDON — British electric vehicle start-up Arrival announced Wednesday that it will go public through a merger with a U.S. blank-check company. This year has seen a flurry of SPACs, or special purpose acquisition companies, come to market as businesses have shunned the traditional initial public offering process. SPACs are …

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Jim Cramer’s 5 stock plays for the vaccine distribution pipeline

Jim Cramer's 5 stock plays for the vaccine distribution pipeline

After Wall Street welcomed more positive data from a biotech firm working on a coronavirus vaccine Monday, CNBC’s Jim Cramer turned his attention to investment opportunities linked to the vaccine distribution pipeline. “Now that the vaccine developers are approaching the finishing line, distributing this thing is priority number one,” the …

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‘This is a big deal for us’

'This is a big deal for us'

Ford Motor is carving a unique lane as the automaker goes after the electric vehicle market, newly installed CEO Jim Farley told CNBC’s Jim Cramer Thursday. Earlier that day the company announced a new all-electric van targeting business customers, as part of its $11.5 billion investment in electric vehicles through …

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