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Technology

Instacart Arms Workers With Health and Safety Kits

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.

Retailers

H-E-B Calls to Support Local Restaurants

With restaurants across the country forced to close to all but takeout or deliver, a number of grocers, including H-E-B, are forging partnerships with foodservice operations to bring local favorites in-store.

The fresh produce trade association moves to a virtual show that will feature live keynote presentations, roundtable discussion groups, community networking and a robust expo floor.

Improvement in inventory availability, additional staffing and per-customer purchase limits opens the door for Smart & Final to return to regular store hours.

The company says a recent walkout by some workers not only had no negative impact on sales but it actually sold more groceries on its platform in a 72-hour period than ever before.

New Seasons Market and New Leaf Community Markets have partnered with Waitwhile to offer shoppers a digital queue option that eliminates lines and promotes social distancing.

Workers call for better compensation and safety measures amid the coronavirus crisis.

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.

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

Given the "seismic impact throughout the produce supply chain" of the coronavirus outbreak, United Fresh President Tom Stenzel is calling for the immediate implementation of government programs designed to stabilize the industry.

Hurricanes and heated competition prove no match for this Texas icon, which has given community residents an elevated and authentic experience all its own.

The retailers temporarily close stores for deep cleans and restocking after team members test positive for COVID-19.

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