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Target, Wegmans and Kroger Limit Purchases

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.

Industry Partners

WMU Food Marketing Conference Latest To Be Postponed Due to COVID-19

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.

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

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

As the outbreak intensifies, along with sharp increases in corporate travel restrictions and heightened concerns, the grocery industry’s key events and supply chains are taking major hits.

Shoptalk has been rescheduled for September as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, moving Groceryshop to 2021.

A Technomic white paper examines how the virus could impact the food industry.

Nielsen identifies top-selling items amid coronavirus concerns that are poised to impact global supply chains.

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.

The pandemic, well into its second month, is still affecting how customers purchase meat and is not reflective of everyday buying patterns.

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