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Retailers already fear U.S. holiday 'shipageddon'; now here come vaccines

8:29am IST

LOS ANGELES Deliveries of holiday gifts purchased online at major retailers could get delayed by something far more critical - COVID-19 vaccines.

Retailers already fear U.S. holiday 'shipageddon'; now here come vaccines

3:58am IST

LOS ANGELES, Nov 24 Deliveries of holiday gifts purchased online at major retailers could get delayed by something far more critical - COVID-19 vaccines.

Panic buying of toilet paper hits U.S. stores again with new pandemic restrictions

22 Nov 2020

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK Toilet paper aisles are emptying again as COVID-19 curfews and shutdowns in states from California to New York send pandemic-weary shoppers on a new scramble for essentials. | Video

Panic buying of toilet paper hits U.S. stores again with new pandemic restrictions

21 Nov 2020

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, Nov 20 Toilet paper aisles are emptying again as COVID-19 curfews and shutdowns in states from California to New York send pandemic-weary shoppers on a new scramble for essentials.

U.S. import boom is delaying cargo at nation's busiest port

19 Nov 2020

LOS ANGELES Record cargo imports are causing delays that are rippling from the nation's busiest U.S. port complex to other parts of the transportation network, port officials and other executives said.

U.S. states race to buy ultra cold vaccine freezers, fueling supply worries

14 Nov 2020

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK U.S. states, cities, and hospitals are scrambling to buy ultra-cold freezers that can safely store Pfizer Inc's COVID-19 vaccine, ignoring advice from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to hold off.

U.S. states race to buy ultra cold vaccine freezers, fueling supply worries

14 Nov 2020

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK U.S. states, cities, and hospitals are scrambling to buy ultra-cold freezers that can safely store Pfizer Inc's COVID-19 vaccine, ignoring advice from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to hold off.

Californians pass proposition to let Uber treat drivers as contractors: projection

04 Nov 2020

Voters in trend-setting California backed a ballot proposal by Uber and its allies that cements app-based food delivery and ride-hail drivers' status as independent contractors, not employees, according to a projection by data provider Edison Research.

California voters to decide fate of gig economy workers

03 Nov 2020

Nov 3 Trend-setting California votes on the future of the gig economy on Tuesday, deciding whether to back a ballot proposal by Uber and its allies that would cement app-based food delivery and ride-hail drivers' status as independent contractors, not employees.

UPS beats profit expectations but shares sink on e-commerce margin squeeze

28 Oct 2020

United Parcel Service Inc's quarterly profit beat expectations on Wednesday, but shares sank 5.5% as investors fretted over a margin squeeze from pandemic-fueled e-commerce deliveries.

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