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Pandemic Delays Betty White Christmas Movie

(CNN)  - Betty White fans; you're going to have to wait a little bit longer for her holiday movie. Lifetime is delaying the untitled film until 2021. Entertainment Weekly reports that it's being pushed back because of COVID-19 filming…

100K Restaurants Close Because Of Pandemic

(CNN0 - A new survey shows the coronavirus has left the restaurant industry in limbo. The National Restaurant Association released the results of its survey Tuesday. The group says nearly 100,000 restaurants have closed either permanently or for the…

No Holiday 'Peeps' This Year Due To Pandemic

  (CNN) - The popular candy Peeps won't be in Halloween baskets or Christmas stockings this year, due to a coronavirus related temporary production halt. It gives us one more trick and one less treat here in the back…

Laptops Getting Harder To Find In Pandemic

(CNN) - Laptops are the latest hard-to-find item amid the global pandemic. And it's not surprising. School districts across the country are all placing big orders for the devices around the same time for remote and hybrid learning. And…

Lego Sales Are Surging During The Pandemic

(CNN) - Add Lego to the list of companies that is benefiting from people spending more time at home. The Danish toy maker said on Wednesday that sales jumped 14% in the first half of 2020; compared to the…

Study: Web Search For 'Anxiety' Spiked During Pandemic

(CNN) - Google searches for anxiety were the highest in the history of the search engine during the pandemic this spring. Searches for information about panic attacks and anxiety spiked following covid-related major news events from mid-March to mid-May.…

Target's Enormous Sales Boom Sets A Record

Portland, OR (KATU) - Sales at Target are really booming amid the pandemic. The retailer said on Wednesday sales at its stores open for at least one year grew more than 24% between May and July that marks the…

Sewing Machine Boom During Pandemic

Bangor, ME (WABI) - While many businesses are struggling to stay afloat amid the coronavirus pandemic; one industry is experiencing a sudden boom. Sewing machine sellers are now scrambling to keep up with a surge in demand. Self-isolation has…

Halloween Candy Arriving Earlier Due To Pandemic

(CNN) - It's never too early for tricks and treats, right? You may have noticed that Halloween-specific candies and packaging is already available in some grocery stores. Hershey has joined forces with retailers to have their products available earlier…