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Business News Roundup, June 14, 2021

A fourth COVID-19 vaccine candidate, e-commerce pressures on small businesses, and a rise in unruly customers are among the top business news items this morning.


Novavax has announced that its COVID-19 vaccine proved 90 percent effective in late-stage studies, with the news coming as demand for vaccines falls sharply in the United States but remains high in the global market. The company is planning to seek authorization for the vaccine in September.

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The COVID-19 pandemic spurred many small businesses to improve their e-commerce offerings, or even develop an e-commerce option for the first time. However, a Wall Street Journal article examines how many such enterprises are struggling to match the fast delivery offered by larger companies.

As mask mandates and other COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, businesses are increasingly facing challenges with poor customer behavior. The rise in incidents has been attributed to higher stress levels, although some places have ceased alcohol sales after blaming them for inciting some incidents.

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