U.S. companies discover the dark side of a COVID-19 business boom

Kevin Kelly, CEO of Emerald Packaging, talks with an employee as they wear protective masks on a production floor of the company, which prints packaging material to be used for produce, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Union City, California, U.S. on May 7, 2020. Picture taken May 7, 2020. REUTERS/Nathan Frandino - RC21PG9H6SW7

Emerald Packaging has seen costs on items like rags surge. Image: REUTERS/Nathan Frandino

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