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U.S. Health Officials Warn Consumers to Avoid Grocery Stores This Week

With the COVID-19 pandemic predicted to worsen this week, coronavirus task force leaders urge Americans to contain trips to a bare minimum by declaring: "This is the moment to not be going to the grocery store."

Retailers

Not Your Average Snow Day

WGB's April editor's letter charts the grocery industry's rapid response to the coronavirus crisis that has thrust the world into unprecedented times and unchartered waters.

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.

The retailer is strongly encouraging the community to reserve the first hour of store opening for elderly.

H-E-B and others shun special time slots while urging consumers to use click-and-collect and delivery.

FMI issued its support of the measure that will unlock $50 billion in federal funds to address the outbreak.

The retailer's new wellness service gives shoppers easy access to on-demand advice and tips, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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.

The recently concluded event for the nation's independent grocers featured a packed agenda with more than 60 educational sessions covering a range of issues.

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.

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.

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