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Hy-Vee Debuts Free Programming to Get Kids Moving

To help keep children and their parents moving during social distancing, the retailer debuts 15- to 20-minute videos that feature fun, physical activities.

Fresh Food

Brands Donating Fresh Food to Communities

Sunkist Growers recently announced it is giving three truckloads of fresh citrus fruit to California schools and food banks, while Reed's is stocking up first responders with beverages.

A month into the concerns over coronavirus, consumers' “new normal” includes online ordering and pantry stocking.

COVID-19 has delivered a big but delicate sales boom that has highlighted emotions—and will pressure retailers to adjust when the crisis subsides.

Grocers are creating new sanitation ambassador and social distancing director positions for in-store employees.

DoorDash, alongside e-commerce grocery solutions Mercato, Rosie, GrocerKey and Freshop, is offering free grocery delivery to shoppers 60 and older during the coronavirus crisis.

In effort to enforce social distancing standards, grocery stores will have to limit the number of customers to 20% of the store’s stated fire capacity.

With restaurants shut down, the two associations are working to redirect the foodservice produce supply chain to individual retailers.

The week of March 15 marked a turning point for the grocery industry, which saw sales across the store rise a whopping 62.5%.

​​​​​​​Relex co-founder Michal Falck discusses how the intelligent supply chain was dealt a blow by panicked shoppers—and how the same system can now help it recover.

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