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.


Operations

20 ideas for cutting costs inside your restaurant

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

Financing

Starbucks is giving employees extra pay for the next month

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.

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

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

The latest category data and store visits affirm that shoppers are returning to the familiar and are putting meat back on the center of plate.

The promotions provide much needed comic relief amid the coronavirus outbreak.

With few other choices, high-end establishments get creative with meals to go.

The casual-dining giant will continue to offer takeout while rolling out self-delivery.

A roundup of COVID-19 news and information affecting the c-store industry and the economy

The retailer is offering temporary employment to two local restaurants’ workers affected by the pandemic.

The nation's food supply is in a state of crisis, and distribution must shift from the restaurant and foodservice sectors to retail, experts say.

Closed dining rooms will be the death knell for many restaurant companies, some of whom were on weak footing to begin with, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Independent restaurant operators battle to keep their businesses as the coronavirus spreads.

Decision comes as CEO contracts COVID-19, takes temporary leave, Altria says

Foodservice groups and establishments prove “it truly takes a village” as the coronavirus pandemic intensifies.

Retailer, franchisees hiring more employees to keep stores clean and in-stock

Travel-center chain cites increased shipments, commits to keeping stores open as pandemic continues

Here is a list of companies providing help to school nutrition teams as they work to provide off-site meals for students.

Customers can buy meals from the restaurants in the grocery store, and the restaurants will keep the profits.

Walmart, Target, H-E-B announce $2 pay bumps as hiring efforts and rewards for front-line workers step up amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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