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Winsight Grocery Business is tracking the unprecedented impacts of COVID-19 on the grocery industry. Please check back often for round-the-clock updates.

Fresh Food

Dairy and Bakery See Huge Surge in Sales; Deli Switches Gears

Understanding shifting consumer purchase behavior in the current COVID-19 landscape is "incredibly important to understand what’s next."

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Resources for retailers and up-to-the-minute intelligence on the coronavirus pandemic and how it impacts the grocery industry.

Featured News

Grocery Outlet Eyes a 'Reset to Value'

The abrupt change in consumer behavior and the prospect of a recession that has come along with the pandemic points to encouraging longer-term trends at the extreme food discounter.

Retailers

Green Zebra's Lisa Sedlar Talks COVID-19 Panic Buying, Protecting Workers and ‘Mind-Blowing’ Experiences

WGB's March Endcap guest is concerned that grocery workers’ designation as essential service providers is at risk due to lack of masks, sanitizers and arbitrary communication.

Retailers

Village Prevails in Auction for Fairway’s Crown Jewels; Amazon Gets 2 Leases

In a bankruptcy court-led auction, the ShopRite operator buys five stores and a distribution center, outbidding Bogopa, while Key Food takes a Brooklyn store and Amazon eyes remodeling 2 New Jersey units.

Recent Stories

Recent Stories

With the COVID-19 pandemic predicted to worsen this week coronavirus task force leaders are urging Americans to contain trips to a bare minimum.

The $50 million Greycroft Albertsons Fund, launched less than two years ago, is developing 16 companies providing the retailer with a peek at the future of food.

Through partnership with Eightfold.ai, the association looks to rapidly match demand and supply of front-line workers in local areas.

The online grocery delivery company will distribute the free kits, which include face masks, hand sanitizer and thermometers, to its contract workers in the wake of COVID-19.

The omnichannel retailer is developing robots to aid detection and disinfection amid the coronavirus crisis, and it plans to sell them online.

The retailer gets lenders fully on board, increasing new funding as conditions shift for discounters.

The retailer will begin daily temperature checks of staff and require them to answer questions before shifts.

The Lempert Report: About 79% of vegans are women, so why aren't more women running meat-free food companies?

In addition to previous social distancing measures, the retailer will now distribute personal protection equipment to employees and limit customers.