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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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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.

Off-premise business is generating 10% to 20% of normal weekly sales, the company says. It has provided two weeks of emergency pay to the dislocated employees.

The annual event set for May 16-19 in Chicago has been canceled due to coronavirus concerns.

The owner of KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut says it is taking steps to shore up franchisees’ finances and has accessed its credit line.

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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