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Covid-19: Some business ideas to consider during the downturn

By Guardian Exclusive
16 July 2020   |   11:00 am
The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy has been huge and the cost of living is at an all-time high. While some entrepreneurs are complaining about the downturn in the economy, some are cashing out.⁣⁣⁣ Here are some business ideas you might want to consider during this crucial period.⁣⁣⁣

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