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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Is Seattle’s restaurant emergency a sign of things to come for the industry?

Restaurants in the biggest city in the first state hit by coronavirus are struggling to survive amid the quarantines. Here’s what some are doing to stay afloat.

Operations

N.Y. orders restaurants to halve their capacities as a hedge against coronavirus

Places with more than 500 seats will be required to lower their seating to 250. Any place that fails to comply will be closed by the state.

The escalation of the coronavirus pandemic has caused foodservice departments to make some changes.

Investors continued to flee from the industry amid recession concerns and stock market volatility.

As the outbreak continues to spread, restaurants have been forced to change operations, cancel gatherings and even close. Here's how things have unfolded.

The Pandemic EBT Act would apply to families with children attending schools that are closed for at least five consecutive days.

Black Box Intelligence said it expects weak sales this year amid steep declines in areas hit by COVID-19 and mounting risks of an economic slowdown.

The distributor is working hard to meet demand, but suppliers are still catching up, CEO says in second-quarter financial update.

Major grocery chains across the country are limiting purchases on items from disinfecting wipes to shelf-stable foods in the wake of the coronavirus stockpiling frenzy.

Coronavirus fears, reaction and oil price war take their toll, with long-term implications for fuel retailers

The university’s single-largest revenue stream is upended indefinitely. Meanwhile, Natural Products Expo West organizers decide next steps on the postponement of last week’s confab.

From adding paid sick leave to closing units, restaurants must make quick decisions in the age of a fast-spreading virus.

Stocks plunged amid an oil price war and coronavirus fears, continuing a two-week run of high volatility.

It’s an uncertain time in the restaurant industry as operators contend with cancellations and reduced bookings amid fears of COVID-19.

A roundup of the latest industry-related news and information on COVID-19

The company reminded operators to increase the frequency of sanitizing surfaces and has created a team to develop contingency plans for its U.S. locations.

New report shows one-third of consumers plan to leave the house and dine out less often than usual

CEOs of Papa John’s and Brinker International are among those who have bought stock since Wall Street’s coronavirus-related selloff began in February, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Robust Q2 figures are enhanced by heavy volumes as the club store retailer's members stock up on virus prep needs.

The casual chain posted a 2.9% comp gain and a 5.4% rise in revenues, but investors wanted to learn more about pandemic what-ifs.

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