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Retailers

Walmart and Trader Joe’s Prepare for a Pandemic

The grocery industry is bracing for a pandemic, offering unprecedented methods to help stop the spread of the disease and keep shoppers and workers safe.

Wholesalers & Distributors

UNFI Says Coronavirus Sparking Double-Digit Volumes

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.

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.

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