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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.


District extends curbside meal program to include weekend meals

On Fridays, students can pick up three days’ worth of meals.

Financing

Cheesecake Factory says it’s making it through off-premise

But conditions forced the temporary closure of 27 properties, the company said.

The scourge of COVID-19 provides a prime opportunity for food retailers to accelerate family meal promotions and meal guidance.

Marriott has already said it will furlough tens of thousands.

The c-store industry, always on the front lines of consumer life, is helping to set the stage for the post-coronavirus economy

Ithaca School District decided to switch to home delivery to practice social distancing amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Measures include extreme sanitation, foodservice shakeups and more

The districts are in Louisiana and Tennessee.

H-E-B and Favor Delivery launch a new personal shopper and delivery service for seniors 60 and older.

The Dig farm-to-fork chain and the New York City Hospitality Alliance have put together and circulated this checklist for restaurant operators.

The first-of-its-kind partnership will immediately redeploy interested McDonald's workers at Aldi stores as the coronavirus puts unique strains on both. “Special times require special solutions,” an Aldi spokesman said.

Pizza Hut said it is hiring 30,000 workers as the pizza chains both work to fill open positions and meet growing demand.

Shoppers stock up on more than disinfectant, toilet paper

Panera, Noodles, Habit and others are asking Americans to order a takeout meal on Tuesday to support restaurant workers.

As eateries look to survive the next couple of months with little sales, here are some ideas for trimming to the bone.

Workers who continue to come to work at the chain’s open locations will get an extra $3 an hour in "service pay" through April 19.

Kroger, Albertsons and Stop & Shop are now among those issuing temporary pay bumps and bonuses for workers, showing "real leadership," union president says.

The fast-casual chain says it is insolvent and has appealed to the German government for assistance.

The executions urge consumers to help the restaurant industry by ordering delivery, with ample reminders that the option is safe.

CraftWorks says it intends to re-open the restaurants, but acknowledges that may not happen.

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