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There's a shortage of Dr Pepper due to the coronavirus

There's a shortage of Dr Pepper due to the coronavirus

By: Maura Hohman
Source: TODAY
Date of Publication: August 12th, 2020
The popular Dr. Pepper beverage brand said it was working to keep shelves stocked amid a shortage.
Girls Behind Rooftop Tennis Clip Get to Play Against Federer

Roger Federer Surprised 2 Girls With a Match After Their Quarantine Tennis Video Blew Up

By: Sara Spary
Source: Adweek
Date of Publication: August 3rd, 2020
Pasta brand Barilla creates a once-in-a-lifetime moment for young fans who played on rooftops.
Trick-or-treating is in doubt this year, so Halloween candy is coming early

Trick-or-treating is in doubt this year, so Halloween candy is coming early

By: Alicia Wallace
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: August 10th, 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic, and its potential to put a damper on trick-or-treating and spooky fêtes, has candy manufacturers like Hershey hedging their bets for what is typically their biggest season. That includes dressing up fewer treats in Halloween-specific packaging; putting a greater focus on big-name brands in family-sized packs; and, in some cases, extending the shopping season.
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Coca-Cola ends ad spend hiatus with campaign calling for a ‘better normal’

Coca-Cola ends ad spend hiatus with campaign calling for a ‘better normal’

By: Charlotte Rogers
Source: Marketing Week
Date of Publication: July 30th, 2020
After pausing all advertising in April due to the coronavirus crisis, Coca-Cola is back with a new campaign advocating for a better life post-pandemic and a package of marketing support for the hospitality sector.
How Hershey is preparing for Halloween amid COVID-19 _ 2020-08-05 _ Candy Industry

How Hershey is preparing for Halloween amid COVID-19

By: Crystal Lindell
Source: Candy Industry
Date of Publication: August 5th, 2020
Company is leaning into earlier start to the season and geographic differences.
Kellogg global COVID-19 hunger relief donation now exceeds $10 million

Kellogg global COVID-19 hunger relief donation now exceeds $10 million

By: Kellogg
Source: Kellogg
Kellogg donates $10 million worth of food to help combat recent increase in poverty caused by COVID-19 pandemic.
Pandemic sparks a building boom for restaurant drive-thrus

Pandemic sparks a building boom for restaurant drive-thrus

By: Amelia Lucas
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: August 5th, 2020
Starbucks, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Shake Shack, Panera Bread and Wawa are all investing more in drive-thru lanes due to the coronavirus pandemic. Shake Shack and Wawa are building their first ever drive-thru lanes, while Chipotle, Starbucks and Panera plan to add more to their existing footprint. The conditions created by the pandemic could also make drive-thru lanes more favorable for landlords and municipalities.
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Tyson Turns to Robot Butchers, Spurred by Coronavirus Outbreaks

Tyson Turns to Robot Butchers, Spurred by Coronavirus Outbreaks

By: Jacob Bunge and Jesse Newman
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: July 9th, 2020
The pandemic is speeding meatpackers’ shift from human meat cutters to automated ones, but machines can’t yet match people’s ability
Wendy's signals sales recovery on breakfast strength after COVID-19 dent

Wendy's signals sales recovery on breakfast strength after COVID-19 dent

By: Praveen Paramasivam
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: August 5th, 2020
Wendy’s Co (WEN.O) saw its sales recover in June and July as several U.S. states eased lockdown restrictions, after the fast-food chain’s quarterly profit narrowly beat Wall Street expectations, driven by its new breakfast items.
Tyson Foods names new CEO as coronavirus raises costs

Tyson Foods names new CEO as coronavirus raises costs

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: August 3rd, 2020
Tyson Foods Inc (TSN.N) said on Monday that President Dean Banks will become chief executive as the meatpacker faces unprecedented production challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic.