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  • Correction to Grocers Stockpile 'Pandemic Pallets' Article

    Chris Testa is the president of United Natural Foods. "Grocers Stockpile, Build' Pandemic Pallets' Ahead of Winter" at 5:44 a.m. incorrectly said he was the CEO. (END) Dow Jones Newswires 09-27-20 1149 ET Copyright (c) 2020 Dow Jones& Company, Inc..

  • Captive Insurance Seen as Covid-Era Remedy to Rising Premiums

    Rising insurance premiums are costing businesses millions of dollars they can ill afford as they navigate the coronavirus pandemic. Many companies are responding by trying to manage risks on their own. A surge in demand for so-called captive insurance and the increasing amount of capital being devoted to mitigating risks have caught many in the industry by surprise, including brokers who sell the idea of setting up a captive insurer.

  • Grocers Stockpile, Build 'Pandemic Pallets' Ahead of Winter

    Grocery stores and food companies are preparing for a possible surge in sales amid a new rise in Covid-19 cases and the impending holiday rush. Supermarkets are stockpiling groceries and storing them early to prepare for the fall and winter months, when some health experts warn the country could see another widespread outbreak of virus cases and new restrictions. Food companies are accelerating production of their most popular items, and leaders across the industry are...

  • Durable-Goods Orders Rise for Fourth Straight Month -- Update

    Orders for long-lasting factory goods increased for the fourth consecutive month in August, a sign of the manufacturing industry's continued recovery from coronavirus pandemic-related disruptions. New orders for durable goods-- products designed to last at least three years-- rose 0.4% in August compared with July, the Commerce Department said Friday. The August increase was at a slower pace than earlier in the summer, when orders rebounded following a collapse in demand from...

  • Durable-Goods Orders Rise for Fourth Straight Month

    Orders for long-lasting factory goods increased for the fourth consecutive month in August, a sign of the manufacturing industry's continued recovery from coronavirus pandemic-related disruptions. New orders for durable goods--products designed to last at least three years--rose 0.4% in August compared with July, the Commerce Department said Friday. The August increase followed bigger advances from earlier in the summer, when orders rebounded following a collapse in...

  • California's Ban on New Gas Cars Further Upends Auto Industry -- 2nd Update

    California's decision to ban sales of new conventional vehicles starting in 2035 shows how regulators' aggressive emission targets are forcibly reshaping an industry that is struggling to keep its customers on board. Tighter rules from Europe to the U.S. are accelerating manufacturers' efforts to shrink their carbon footprint, even as they fight to come back from a pandemic slump. Those rules are also drawing investors toward new electric- vehicle startups hoping to...

  • California's Ban on New Gas Cars Further Upends Auto Industry -- Update

    California's decision to ban sales of new conventional vehicles starting in 2035 shows how regulators' aggressive emission targets are forcibly reshaping an industry that is struggling to keep its customers on board. Tighter rules from Europe to the U.S. are accelerating manufacturers' efforts to shrink their carbon footprint, even as they fight to come back from a pandemic slump. Those rules are also drawing investors toward new electric- vehicle startups hoping to...

  • California's Ban on New Gas Cars Further Upends Auto Industry

    California's decision to ban sales of new conventional vehicles starting in 2035 shows how regulators' aggressive emission targets are forcibly reshaping an industry that is struggling to keep its customers on board. Tighter rules from Europe to the U.S. are accelerating manufacturers' efforts to shrink their carbon footprint, even as they fight to come back from a pandemic slump. Those rules are also drawing investors toward new electric- vehicle startups hoping to...

  • Durable Goods Seen Up 1.8% -- Data Week Ahead

    The following are forecasts for this week's remaining U.S. data from a survey compiled by The Wall Street Journal. Forecasts were last updated Monday afternoon. DATE TIME RELEASE PERIOD CONSENSUS PREVIOUS Friday 0830 Durable Goods Orders Aug +1.8% +11.4%** Revised Figure.

  • Faltering Service Sector Weighs on Global Recovery as Infections Rise -- Update

    The U.S. economy in September continued its steady recovery from the sharp declines in the second quarter as demand and output strengthened, according to new business surveys. But the pace faltered in Europe and Asia, where new infections have led to new restrictions on activity. U.S. service-sector and manufacturing companies reported solid growth in September, a positive signal for overall economic growth in the third quarter.

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