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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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Dine-in restrictions expand to N.Y., N.J. and Conn.

The indefinite closures add to a growing list of states that have banned on-premise operations in the wake of the fast-spreading coronavirus.

How More C-Store Retailers Are Fighting COVID-19

Nearly a dozen chains this week have launched initiatives to combat the virus

A number of states and cities Monday ordered restaurants and bars to close on-premise operations as leaders seek to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Associations partner with feds to ensure supply chain viability as stores discourage hoarding; sick and missing workers present another challenge.

The president and health officials also asked citizens to avoid gatherings with more than 10 people, at home as well as outside.

In the U.K., discounters are losing to big boxes for the first time in a decade as stock-ups devastate availability and grocers face much uncertainty ahead, the author says.

The company said it is temporarily closing dining room seating over coronavirus fears, joining Starbucks in going takeout-only.

Governments across the country have moved to close restaurants and bars to help stem the spread of the coronavirus.

Follow the blog for the latest updates on the unprecedented impacts of COVID-19 on the restaurant industry.

The company expects most of its operators to take the same stance amid growing demands to eliminate dine-in visits to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

Grocers struggle to keep sweet and salty snacks in stock as consumers look for comfort in cookies and chips amid growing coronavirus fears.

Food retailers are seeing explosive sales gains as sales shift from the restaurant channel, but they could soon dissipate and leave a mark on profits, a Barclays report said.

Denny’s was the first U.S. chain to acknowledge that the coronavirus would impact its quarterly results.

A requirement that citizens be home by a certain hour could be an alternative to forcing restaurants to close or discontinue dine-in service.

Gasoline market under arrest

The president and health officials also called on citizens to avoid gatherings of more than 10 people, at home as well as outside.

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act will provide $1 billion in funding to food programs such as SNAP.

Ohio’s indefinite ban starts at 9 p.m. tonight. Illinois will permit takeout service.

Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Kentucky have all restricted establishments to takeout and delivery as coronavirus disruptions spread.

The government's leading expert on COVID-19 recommended a two-week lockdown as states and cities followed suit.

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