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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.


School Nutrition Association offers suggestions for emergency feeding plan amid coronavirus outbreak

In a letter to the USDA, the association recommends steps such as waiving requirements for congregate feeding to allow grab-and-go service.

Kroger Recaptures Momentum—and the Market

CEO Rodney McMullen says fourth-quarter results illustrate the retailer was deepening its "competitive moats" and seeing benefits from better execution.

According to a law firm specializing in employment issues, here are some guidelines to keep in mind.

Same-store sales in the country fell 78% in February, though 90% of stores are now open, and sales are improving as life slowly returns to normal.

Here are some guidelines to keep in mind, says a law firm specializing in employment issues.

From boosting cleaning efforts to seeking out ways to bolster delivery sales, restaurants are adapting to a fast-moving global crisis.

Nielsen identifies top-selling items amid coronavirus concerns that are poised to impact global supply chains.

Yum has told executives to limit their travel, while other companies postpone events to prevent the virus’s spread.

Projections of few retail buyers, exhibitors and low turnout result in decision

Foodservice operators are paying attention to the coronavirus as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seeks to boost awareness of the illness and how it spreads.

Constellation Brands issues statement regarding beer sales, COVID-19

Buyers from H-E-B, Costco, Advantage Solutions, Mom's Organic, Harris Teeter and Whole Foods Market were among the retailers opting out of the annual confab, which has been indefinitely postponed on projections of fewer retail buyers, exhibitors and low turnout.

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

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

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

CDC issues recommendations to help employers cope with the looming health crisis

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.

Global oil demand will dominate U.S. pump price direction

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

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