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Grocery Business has been covering how the industry has been managing the COVID-19 crisis. In the of course six weeks, grocery retailers and suppliers have ramped up measures to safeguard employees and shoppers.

As the crisis continues to unfold, grocers and vendor partners are implementing further measures to protect grocery frontline workers, customers and the food supply chain in Canada.

Share your stories with the Grocery Business community. Contact editorial director Mary Scianna at [email protected].

Some Longo's stores begin screening shoppers

Walmart Canada delivers groceries to frontline healthcare workers

Employee grassroots idea spurs Fortinos’ launch of campaign to support local communities

Metro, Loblaw extend bonus program for employees working during pandemic

T&T Supermarket to offer temperature checks for customers in most stores

More Toronto grocery stores are now requiring customers to wear face masks

A 'free-for-all’: Union wants grocery trips curtailed to slow COVID-19 spread

Independent grocers: Why your local grocery store is making a comeback

WATCH: Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s message to independent grocers: “You’re not essential workers, you’re heroes”

Victoria, B.C. grocer offers free grocery delivery to military families

New grocery delivery initiative in Montreal for seniors 70+

Asian grocer opens Burnaby, B.C. store amidst the pandemic

In pictures:  Canadians say ‘Thank you’ to frontline workers 

Walmart to hire 50,000 more workers in coronavirus-driven hiring spree

For grocery workers, the need for mental health care may outlast coronavirus pandemic

Experts say it may be time for grocery stores to ban customers from coming inside

 

SUPPLY CHAIN DEVELOPMENTS

Major food producers say plants running 24/7 to keep up with demand

Quebec pushes plan to grow berries in winter on supply fears

Commentary from Dr. Sylvain Charlebois: Meat of the matter

Coronavirus crisis endangers meat supply to grocery stores, producers say

The end of the roll as we know it; Getting to the bottom of a toilet paper shortage

Sysco Canada launches online bulk grocery shopping, pickup

 

BUSINESS INSIGHTS

Designing offices, restaurants and grocery stores in the age of coronavirus

WATCH: Grocery delivery may cost extra $242 a month: Yahoo Finance survey

How Canadian restaurants became online grocery stores to cater to pandemic

The Supermarket after the pandemic

Food companies may be underestimating sales benefits from the coronavirus, analysts say

 

 

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