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SN Top 10: As coronavirus surge continues, face masks and bonus pay are hot topics

Face masks take top billing in this edition of Supermarket News' Top 10 most popular content among online readers, at least in the number of articles about retail businesses requiring customers to wear them during the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • Kroger enacts face mask requirement for customers in all stores
  • More big retailers mandate face masks for shoppers
  • Walmart to start requiring shoppers to wear face masks in stores

Close behind are coronavirus stories about bonus pay for grocery workers:

  • UFCW, Democratic senators call on retailers to reinstate hazard pay for grocery workers
  • UFCW unions chide Stop & Shop for ending ‘appreciation pay’

In other news related to the pandemic:

  • Amazon leads in online grocery shopper satisfaction
  • FDA unveils tech-focused blueprint for safer U.S. food supply chain

And in other popular content of the week:

  • Publix goes chainwide with Instacart Meals ‘digital deli’
  • Southeastern Grocers aims to lasso customer data for omnichannel push
  • Weis Markets ups its digital advertising game

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