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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.


Financing

Consumers likely to cut back on restaurants in a coronavirus pandemic

A Technomic survey reveals that Americans are paying close attention to the topic, even as they are uncertain about what to do.

Shoptalk Shifts to Groceryshop Slot as Coronavirus Escalates

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.

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

Seven & i balking on price, fear of economic slowdown related to coronavirus

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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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