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More Closures Hitting Restaurant Industry

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TORONTO — Some of the biggest names in the restaurant industry have announced closures due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Both...

Labatt Shifts Production to Hand Sanitizer to Fight Spread of COVID-19

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TORONTO ─ Labatt Breweries of Canada is once again mobilizing its Canadian Disaster Relief Program and, for the first time, is in the process...

Canada’s Quesada Burritos & Tacos Announces Steps to Support its Franchisees

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TORONTO ─ Canadian-owned Mexican restaurant chain, Quesada Burritos & Tacos, is waiving royalties to support its franchisees in the wake of COVID-19. The move...

Harvey’s and Swiss Chalet Offer Support for Frontline Workers

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VAUGHAN, Ont. — Harvey’s and Swiss Chalet are supporting frontline workers most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by offering half-price meals. The promotion started...

U.S. Foodservice Distributors Project $24-billion Loss Due to COVID-19

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MCLEAN, Va. —The International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) projects the American distribution industry will lose $24 billion over the next three months as the...

U.S. Travel Industry Sends Letter to Congress Requesting Additional Aid

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WASHINGTON, D.C. ─ Last Friday, more than 6,000 travel industry and related organizations sent a joint letter to congressional leadership requesting aggressive and immediate...

Online Staff Service Shifts Focus from Hospitality to Other Industries

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TORONTO ─ Staffy, an on-demand marketplace with 30,000 skilled hourly workers, is shifting its focus during this COVID-19 crisis from hospitality to a range...

Companies Respond to Plea from Foods Banks

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OTTAWA — Companies around the country are stepping up and helping food banks after a nationwide plea for support. The SAQ (Quebec’s government-owned liquor retailer)...

Starbucks Highlights Employee-Support Measures in Place During Virtual Annual Meeting

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SEATTLE — Starbucks Corporation held its annual meeting of shareholders virtually on March 18, during which it outlined how the company has been responding...

Restaurants Taking New Measures as Public-Health Situation Evolves

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TORONTO — As measures are being taken to ‘flatten the curve’ of the COVID-19 outbreak, a growing number of restaurant companies have been forced...