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Thursday’s business headlines

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Here’s a look at Thursday’s business headlines.

Andretti Group

The Andretti Group is getting in hydrogen fueling.

It’s working with a company called Power Tap that provides infrastructure for hydrogen cars, like hydrogen fueling stations.

PowerTap will install fueling stations at certain Andretti Group properties located in California.

Andretti Group Chairman Mario Andretti says they are thrilled to be on the vanguard of new transportation technology.

PPP loans

The Small Business Administration’s third round of Paycheck Protection Program coronavirus relief lending has steadly grown to top 400,000 loans worth about $35 billion its first two weeks.

The time, SBA gave a head start to smaller banks and those likely to serve low-income and minority communities.

The PPP loans are meant for small businesses who have suffered at least 25% drop in revenue from the pandemic.

Salesforce

Another tech company is out this week with plans to help vaccinate the public.

Salesforce say its vaccine could will help government agencies, healthcare providers and organizations register, schedule and monitor prospective COVID-19 vaccine candidates.

It also assists with vaccine management from logistics to monitoring inventory.

Retail

Forty percent of consumers say they plan to shop for apparel in stores either the same amount or less after being vaccinated.

First Insight says it’s going to take a long time for people to get really comfortable and reacclimated to the way the world was operating.

About a third of the respondents say they are unsure about the COVID vaccine.

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