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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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Workforce

5 actions restaurant employers should take to combat coronavirus

Every employer should be considering these moves right now, according to a law firm that specializes in employment situations.

As the outbreak intensifies, along with sharp increases in corporate travel restrictions and heightened concerns, the grocery industry’s key events and supply chains are taking major hits.

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.

Shoptalk has been rescheduled for September as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, moving Groceryshop to 2021.

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

A Technomic white paper examines how the virus could impact the food industry.

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

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

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

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

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.

Constellation Brands issues statement regarding beer sales, COVID-19

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.

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

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.

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.

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