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COVID UPDATE #9: Walmart CEO says ‘We are entering the hair colour’ phase of panic buying’

covid-19_master_photo-2450188Since March, Grocery Business has been covering how the industry has been managing the COVID-19 crisis. In the course of the past month, grocery retailers have ramped up measures to safeguard employees and shoppers.

As the crisis continues to unfold, we are beginning to see a shift in the nature of stories and initiatives with the focus moving more to how the industry is supporting vulnerable communities across the country and how food service and restaurants in some communities are transforming into grocery delivery hubs.

Continue to tell us your stories and we’ll share them with the Grocery Business community. Contact editorial director Mary Scianna,[email protected].

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