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Kroger to pay workers $100 if they get the Covid-19 vaccine

Kroger to pay workers $100 if they get the Covid-19 vaccine

By: David Williams
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: February 6th, 2021
Kroger has joined a growing list of large US grocery store chains offering incentives for workers to get the Covid-19 vaccine. The company announced that its associates would get a one-time $100 payment if they show proof that they've received the full manufacturer-recommended doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.
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Amazon is officially America's favorite grocery store, thanks to a pandemic-driven boost to online shopping

By: Ben Gilbert
Source: Business Insider
Date of Publication: January 26th, 2021
In 2020, with consumer priorities changing to fit into a post-COVID world, Amazon was the favorite choice among grocery store retailers.
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Tyson Managers Suspended After Allegedly Betting If Workers Would Contract COVID

By: Vanessa Romo
Source: National Public Radio
Date of Publication: November 19th, 2020
Tyson Foods Inc., which says it produces 20% of the beef, pork and chicken in the U.S., has suspended managers at an Iowa plant accused of participating in a betting pool on how many employees would become ill with COVID-19.
Shoppers walk past a "Sale" sign outside a store at the Easton Town Center Mall in Columbus, Ohio, on Jan. 7.

Retail Spending Dips For 3rd Straight Month As Infections Surge

By: Alina Selyukh
Source: National Public Radio
Date of Publication: January 15th, 2021
Restaurants and bars are reeling from persistent spikes of coronavirus cases and related restrictions in their communities, driving retail spending in December down for the third month in a row.
Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson speaks during the company's annual shareholders meeting at WAMU Theater

Washington State Partners With Starbucks For Vaccine Distribution

By: Rachel Sandler
Source: Forbes
Date of Publication: January 18th, 2021
Starbucks, which is based in Seattle, will assign several employees to work on “operational efficiency, scalable modeling and human-centered design expertise and support,” Gov. Jay Inslee announced Monday.
Velveeta gives Miami Dolphins fans prime stadium seating with queso-themed couch

Velveeta gives Miami Dolphins fans prime stadium seating with queso-themed couch

By: Peter Adams
Source: Marketing Dive
Date of Publication: December 15th, 2020
Velveeta will install a couch it has dubbed the Quesofa in Hard Rock Stadium to give two Miami Dolphins fans a unique perspective on a Dec. 20 game, according to a press release.
McDonald's and franchisees to make safety checks as 'COVID fatigue' grips

McDonald's and franchisees to make safety checks as 'COVID fatigue' grips

By: Hilary Russ
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 13th, 2020
McDonald's Corp MCD.N will inspect all its U.S. restaurants to ensure compliance with safety standards as coronavirus cases surge again and "COVID fatigue" sets in, according to an internal note seen by Reuters on Friday.
Tyson Foods beats profit estimates, sees lower COVID-19 costs in 2021

Tyson Foods beats profit estimates, sees lower COVID-19 costs in 2021

By: Tom Polansek, Praveen Paramasivam
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 16th, 2020
Tyson Foods TSN.N beat Wall Street estimates for fourth-quarter profit on Monday, but faces rising costs for animal feed and uncertainty over labor as COVID-19 cases surge in the United States.
DoorDash shows surge in revenue growth, profitable quarter in IPO filing

DoorDash shows surge in revenue growth, profitable quarter in IPO filing

By: Anirban Sen, Joshua Franklin
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 13th, 2020
DoorDash Inc, the U.S. food delivery startup backed by SoftBank Group Corp 9984.T, made public on Friday its regulatory filing for a listing on the New York Stock Exchange, setting the stage for a blockbuster IPO before the end of the year.
Hershey reinstates full-year outlook after Halloween playbook pays off

Hershey reinstates full-year outlook after Halloween playbook pays off

By: Siddharth Cavale
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 6th, 2020
Hershey Co HSY.N beat profit and sales estimates and reinstated its full-year financial forecasts on Friday, after early promotions and strong use of data to predict Halloween trends paid off in the third quarter, sending its shares up 3%.