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3M CEO expects Covid demand for the company’s N95 masks to be strong throughout 2021

3M CEO expects Covid demand for the company’s N95 masks to be strong throughout 2021

By: Kevin Stankiewicz
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: January 26th, 2021
3M Chairman and CEO Mike Roman said Tuesday the industrial giant anticipates demand for its N95 respirator masks to be robust throughout 2021, even as the administration of Covid vaccines drive hopes that the pandemic’s intensity will begin to wane.
Abbott Labs rolls out its BinaxNOW rapid Covid-19 test to schools and workplaces nationwide

Abbott Labs rolls out its BinaxNOW rapid Covid-19 test to schools and workplaces nationwide

By: Lori Ioannou
Source: CNBN
Date of Publication: January 12th, 2021
Abbott Labs announced that it is making its BinaxNOW Covid-19 rapid antigen test available to schools, universities, pharmacies and workplaces that require frequent and affordable testing. The company is also sharing its testing blueprint with customers interested in learning the model it has used to get its workforce back to its facilities.
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Ed Bastian memo: Delta 2021

Ed Bastian memo: Delta 2021

By: Ed Bastian
Source: Delta Air Lines
Date of Publication: January 1st, 2021
CEO Ed Bastian shared the below memo with employees to welcome the new year.
Covid-19 Vaccines Are in High Demand, but Thousands More Workers Are Needed to Make Them - WSJ

Covid-19 Vaccines Are in High Demand, but Thousands More Workers Are Needed to Make Them

By: Elizabeth Koh
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: January 4th, 2021
Companies mass producing shots for Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca are racing to find staff: ‘We are truly in unprecedented territory’
Clorox ad spend

Clorox boosts ad spending 30% amid surging demand for cleaning brands

By: Robert Williams
Source: Marketing Dive
Date of Publication: November 4th, 2020
Clorox increased spending on advertising by 30% to $179 million in the September quarter from a year earlier amid rising demand for cleaning supplies during the pandemic, according to a CNBC report.
Saudi Aramco third-quarter profit slumps 44.6% as pandemic chokes demand

Saudi Aramco third-quarter profit slumps 44.6% as pandemic chokes demand

By: Hadeel Al Sayegh, Rania El Gamal
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 3rd, 2020
Saudi Arabian state oil giant Aramco 2222.SE on Tuesday reported a 44.6% drop in third-quarter net profit as the coronavirus crisis continued to choke demand and weigh on crude prices.
Lack of passenger flights squeezes air freight capacity in peak season

Lack of passenger flights squeezes air freight capacity in peak season

By: Jamie Freed
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 2nd, 2020
A sharp fall in passenger flights due to the coronavirus pandemic combined with rising e-commerce demand is setting the stage for tight capacity and a renewed rise in air freight rates heading into the peak Christmas season.
AbbVie raises profit outlook on Botox recovery signs, new drugs growth

AbbVie raises profit outlook on Botox recovery signs, new drugs growth

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 30th, 2020
Drugmaker AbbVie Inc ABBV.N raised its full-year profit forecast on Friday, bolstered by signs of recovery in demand for its Botox injection on easing COVID-19 restrictions and strong growth for its latest drugs, sending its shares up 6%.
Under Armour expects demand for sneakers, face masks to drive annual revenue

Under Armour expects demand for sneakers, face masks to drive annual revenue

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 30th, 2020
Under Armour Inc UA.NUAA.N forecast its annual revenue above Wall Street expectations on Friday, as a pandemic-driven trend to exercise outdoors resulted in a surge in demand for running shoes and face masks.
Sony Playstation 5

Sony Gets Lift From Stay-at-Home Demand Ahead of PlayStation 5 Launch

By: Peter Landers
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: October 28th, 2020
Company joins Japanese tech companies’ V-shaped recovery.