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

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Food

McDonald’s is suspending all-day breakfast

The chain plans to temporarily simplify its menu as it helps franchisees operate more efficiently during the coronavirus shutdown.

The buffet chain said it will help the laid-off employees with food and assistance in accessing public benefits.

The layoffs affect about 70% of the billionaire's workforce.

Applebee’s and Panera Bread franchisee Ed Doherty joins this week’s RB podcast A Deeper Dive to discuss the impact of the shutdown on his business.

The burger giant expects closures and sales declines to impact its financial results, though it can’t predict how much.

With valuations reset, investment firms not busy rescuing their existing companies could snap up restaurants at bargain prices, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Sales could fall 11% to 27% this year, according to Technomic, as the coronavirus shutdown hammers operators and ignites a recession.

Kitchens are adding takeout and delivery dinners that feed larger groups.

Operators report frustration as their claims are denied during the coronavirus crisis.

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