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Industries all across the country are experiencing the disruptive impact of the COVID-19. Discover how it could affect the U.S. foodservice, grocery and convenience industries.

Operations

Puerto Rico limits the hours of places that sell alcohol

Restaurants that sell only food and nonalcoholic beverages appear to be exempted, along with supermarkets and sources of health supplies.

Financing

Calif. governor calls for the closure of bars and wineries

He also said restaurants should cut their occupancies in half, but stopped short of ordering outright closure.

Ohio’s indefinite ban starts at 9 p.m. tonight. Illinois will permit takeout service.

Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Kentucky have all restricted establishments to takeout and delivery as coronavirus disruptions spread.

The coronavirus has hit independent restaurants hard, as Alinea's data shows. Momofuku announced Saturday night it would close all units until further notice.

The closures came as the countries take more drastic efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Reservations plunged and sales fell as fear of the coronavirus kept people home and away from restaurants.

The COVID-19 pandemic is scaring customers away, but some operators are trying to drum up business with a little creativity.

The service said it will forgo up to $100 million in fees.

From “contactless” delivery options to delivery deals and other offers, restaurants are trying a variety of ways to keep their customers—even those who may be wary of dining in restaurants right now.

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