Five Changes to Expect This Summer

The Covid-19 virus still is infecting the globe but there will come a time when we just have to accept it.  Still, Shanghai is in lockdown, and the foodservice supply chain counts on materials from China. So what about inflation? Midterm elections? Rising fuel prices?...

When Will Foodservice Return to “Normal”?

Wall Street analysts recently announced that nearly all U.S. restaurants will be open again on July 4, 2021. Analysts and experts alike believe the foodservice industry is poised to benefit from a pent-up desire to dine out, which has been restricted because of the...

Responding to Higher Food, Labor Costs in 2021

Recently, Philadelphia-based Marquis & Co. announced it would implement a $15 an hour minimum wage across all nine units in July, as reported by Nation’s Restaurant News. Marquis said the average minimum wage at HipCityVeg’s Philadelphia locations is currently...

The Five Truisms of Retail Foodservice

Supermarket News recently reported that 2020 was a record-setting year in sales in the grocery industry due to the pandemic — including periods of stock-up shopping, the increase in meals at home and the expansion of online services and curbside pickup/delivery....

Blog: Three Ideas to Jumpstart Sales During Covid-19

“I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.” — John D. Rockefeller Not only has the pandemic made for increased anxiety for the collective, it has created stress for firms that sell into restaurants and onsite foodservice. Last year at this time who...