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Yelp’s Attempt to Raise Funds for Restaurants Backfires

A Yelp campaign to raise funds for restaurants and other small businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic just made some owners irate, forcing Yelp to hit the pause button. Yelp announced last Tuesday that it had partnered with GoFundMe “to provide a fast and simple way for independent businesses to … More

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Grotto Pizza to Provide Weekly Food Allowance to Laid-Off Employees

Grotto Pizza, with 19 locations in Delaware and Maryland, is launching an Employee Food Credit Fund to support its kitchen staff, delivery drivers, counter staff and servers temporarily laid off amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The company announced it is providing a weekly Grotto food allowance to all employees to help alleviate the burden … More

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Big Three Pizza Chains Aim to Hire 60,000 New Workers

The country’s top pizza chains are looking to hire 60,000 new workers—and get them trained in a hurry—as the coronavirus pandemic drives more customers to delivery and carryout services. Pizza Hut, the No. 2 pizza chain behind Domino’s in terms of global retail sales, will lead the hiring charge, adding … More

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How Will the Senate’s Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Benefit Pizzerias?

Editor’s note: This story has been updated as of 11:05 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, with quotes from a National Restaurant Association executive. A Senate bill with bipartisan support would provide relief for many Americans—including restaurant owners and employees—affected by the coronavirus health crisis in the form of substantial increases in … More