U.S It is the country hardest hit by the new coronavirus. It has more than 450,000 infected and 15,000 deceased. Given this situation, several local governments in that country are taking measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. One of them is to prohibit stores from selling products ‘non-essential’.
These supermarkets They remain open because they supply citizens with food and pharmacy services. The State Trade and Community Development Agency Vermont, ordered the big chains like Walmart, Costco and Target, to stop selling items not listed on the governor.
“Large ‘big box’ retailers generate significant purchasing traffic due to their size and variety of products offered in one place”Lindsay Kurrle, the agency’s secretary, said in a statement to the media. Business Insider.
“We are directing these stores to prioritize public health and help us reduce the number of shoppers. Customers can purchase these non-essential items using online delivery services or curbside pickup. ”Kurrle said.