Grocery COVID-19 Facebook Live Panel Tuesday 4/7/20

The Lempert Report
April 07, 2020

Should consumers avoid the grocery store this week?

Given the pivotal role grocery stores are playing during this extraordinary time,the editors of Winsight Grocery Business and SupermarketGuru Phil Lempert are teaming up for a Grocery COVID-19 Facebook Live series that will breakdown the latest developments unfolding on the front lines in U.S. grocery stores.

In our third segment, we will discuss:

  • U.S. Officials warn consumers to avoid grocery stores this week
  • One way is the wew way in-store to help maintain safe social distancing
  • Target to limit number of customers in stores
  • Meijer begins health screenings for employees
  • Heavy online shopping likely to remain after crisis, heightening demand for cost and operations relief

Join us for our next segment of Grocery COVID-19 Facebook Live, which will continue with thought-provoking commentary and analysis from the nation’s foremost food industry experts.


Meg Major, VP of Content

Meg helms WGB’s overall content strategy and operations, including its monthly print issues, website, newsletters and events and has more than 25 years of experience covering the U.S. grocery industry.

Jon Springer, Executive Editor

Jon oversees WGB’s daily newsletter and covers WBG’s East Coast and technology beats, breaking news and exclusive profiles and features for the brand’s print and digital platforms.

Jennifer Strailey, Senior Editor

With more than two decades of experience covering grocery, natural products and specialty foods and beverages, Jenn focuses on fresh food, retail foodservice and specialty categories and is responsible for covering the West Coast beat for WGB’s daily news.

Kat Martin, Content Manager

Kat’s has spent her career covering the food industry with a focus on helping independent grocers run profitable operations. Kat serves as the Midwest beat reporter, as well as covering trade associations and public policy for WGB’sdaily news.