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Coronavirus

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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While the grocer is set to open its sprawling new store on June 10, other area projects in its $200 million investment plan will have to wait.

The retailer's stores-as-distribution-hubs strategy was put to the test as COVID-influenced shopping changes led to strong comps but margin pressures.

The former Hilton executive, who took the job two weeks before the pandemic hit, leans on his hotel experience, and sees parallels between the two industries.

Dr. Katie Wilson of the Urban School Food Alliance shares how the nonprofit is working to help its districts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Following successful pilot with Square at 2 stores, operator is expanding rollout

Sales in the category continue to grow as consumers stocked up more due to supply issues and increasing prices.

The Lempert Report: The Glass Pantry illustrates new ways to consume, produce and distribute food.

Reopened neighborhood restaurants are attracting locals, but hotel and casino spots rely on tourism and conventions.

How c-stores can survive—and thrive—in a pandemic-warped world

Executive previously was with Kraft, Hillshire Brands

As foodservice operations struggle, distributors confront challenges of their own.

Shoppers are rewarding grocery retailers that can demonstrate safety, omnichannel and availability, and that’s changing the channel growth mix.

The sandwich giant said it had to “accelerate a restructuring plan” already in place.

The c-store industry is reacting to changes in consumer behavior in real time

Every associate in company’s network will receive food for a family of four for COVID-19 relief

The retailer said quarterly U.S. comps jumped by 10% aided by 74% online sales growth, but outlook hinges on COVID recovery.

Industry sales hit a 15-year low in April, according to new federal data. RB’s The Bottom Line says that a full recovery could take years.

COVID-19 has forced operators to focus on meals to go.

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