Coronavirus wreaks havoc on retail supply chains globally

Coronavirus wreaks havoc on retail supply chains globally

A container ship berthing at the port in Qingdao, in China’s eastern Shandong province. STR | AFP | Getty Images At first, U.S. retailers were most concerned about manufacturing facilities being disrupted by COVID-19 in China, where the virus originated. Now, in...
McDonald’s fast-food restaurants invest in faster drive-thru service

McDonald’s fast-food restaurants invest in faster drive-thru service

As the coronavirus pandemic takes hold in the United States, restaurant chains are rolling out new measures to ensure customer safety. Chick-fil-A, Taco Bell and  Starbucks are among the restaurants encouraging customers to grab their food and go. All three are making...
Athletes team up to raise money for people affected by coronavirus

Athletes team up to raise money for people affected by coronavirus

More than 60 athletes are helping to raise money for COVID-19 relief. Source: Octagon The biggest names in sports are coming together to raise money and awareness for COVID-19 relief. Sports agency Octagon has launched a fundraising platform “Pledge It,”...
Coronavirus outbreak prompts states to ban restaurant dining

Coronavirus outbreak prompts states to ban restaurant dining

A closure sign posted on the window of a restaurant in New York City due to the coronavirus pandemic. Adam Jeffery | CNBC While the federal government weighs closing restaurants and bars amid the coronavirus outbreak, restaurant companies and at least 11 states are...