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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

Travel restrictions and event cancellations spread along with coronavirus

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

Natural Products Expo West Postponed Over Coronavirus Concerns

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

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.

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.

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.

So what if they can’t keep a restaurant open under the very conditions they’re demanding?

Pump price down again on oil price, gasoline supply

The recommendations closely follow the best practices for containing norovirus.

The coffee giant’s U.S. traffic grew 3% last quarter, thanks in part to sales of more cold beverages.

The company said it is monitoring the operating hours of all of its locations in the country amid the fast-growing outbreak.

Headlines battle for oil price control

Mobile checkout brings rise in active shopper numbers to chain

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