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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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How restaurants can prepare for a coronavirus pandemic

As virus fears grip the country, experts stress planning and good food safety practices to reduce risk.

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Even with few U.S. cases, coronavirus fears spark restaurant business downturn

Restaurant stocks plunged this week and operators urged consumers to keep visiting so they can remain in business.

Here’s what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has learned to date.

Higher menu prices coupled with delivery fees and charges could make this an easy service for consumers to cut back on if the economy turns, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The takeout option helped the family chain post a 3.8% comp gain despite an ebb in traffic.

Yum Brands, Starbucks, McDonald’s and others have had to close stores in a country many see as a major source of growth.

So what if they can’t keep a restaurant open under the very conditions they’re demanding?

The recommendations closely follow the best practices for containing norovirus.

The coffee giant’s U.S. traffic grew 3% last quarter, thanks in part to sales of more cold beverages.

The company said it is monitoring the operating hours of all of its locations in the country amid the fast-growing outbreak.

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