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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.

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Pizza Hut owner Yum Brands could bring in new operators

The fast-food chain operator is working to help struggling franchisees but suggests outside investors could step in, too.

Financing

Independent restaurants to Congress: We need $120B to stay alive

The newly formed Independent Restaurant Coalition is asking for a stabilization fund that would not be able to be accessed by large chains or publicly held companies.

The group’s #GuacOff is calling for sick leave, hazard pay and personal protective equipment as it refuses to deliver Chipotle orders for the next three days.

Fat Brands says it expects to close a deal by the end of this quarter as prices fall and flexibility increases.

The fast-casual chain is targeting those who’ve gotten off track with their health and fitness goals while self-isolating.

Even the Texas Restaurant Association doubts operators in its state can. But Gov. Greg Abbott’s limited opening of dining rooms is intended to be the start of a process—and one that could be duplicated elsewhere.

The fast-casual concept is taking issue with the agency’s requirement that a company can’t be in bankruptcy to receive funds, even though other companies filed for protection after receiving approval.

From date night dinners to family meals and sweets, restaurants innovate to lure customers.

More than 50 operators took out an ad to say “public safety is the top priority” and vowed to keep their restaurants shuttered amid the governor’s OK.

To help with the increase in takeout and delivery orders, restaurants can do a few things to help prepare their kitchens for success.

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