However, according to him, there is an increased demand for some product groups it rose to 80%. Including groceries, hygiene products, water, canned food, but all the stocks soon recovered, said Sergei Belyakov.
the Ministry of agriculture will ensure food supply for at least two months
the Ministry has already ordered the retail minimize queues and crowds, “to warn buyers about the need to keep a minimum distance of one meter from each other.” In addition, shops should “provide a constant presence in the trading room most popular products. In the case of increasing demand on them to increase the amount of data of goods in the sales area and display shelves”.
Retailers have been advised to work with suppliers to plan and ensure uninterrupted supply of goods. Online shopping and service of delivering goods to consumers should take steps to minimize close contact with the buyer, and trading networks to study the question of remote receiving of orders from customers with the subsequent issuance of the complete order to the buyer. Also, the retail sector should ensure that health measures in accordance with the recommendations of the CPS, including regularly cleaned with a disinfectant surface with the most intensive contact of the users ‘ hands – the handles of the carts, door knobs etc.
Increased demand has affected groceries, hygiene products, water, canned
the Regions are tasked with supporting the business in implementing the recommendations, including to strengthen the work with producers and suppliers of goods. Also, local authorities should stop all inspections of enterprises of trade and catering, with the exception of inspections of the CPS aimed at prevent the spread of coronavirus. On the implementation of these measures, regions should report to the Ministry until March 17, 2020.
Trade network in Russia has started to create stocks of products
the Demand for food delivery from 9 March to 15 March rose by 3-4 times against the background of the coronavirus. According to the service delivery of products iGooods, 80% of the orders includes products shelf stable: canned goods, pasta and cereals. In the order comments some of procedurenow to wear a medical mask if they feel the symptoms of SARS, pre-call and leave order at the door. Some customers are bought for the future and that they need products with a large residual shelf life. The evaluation Manager and the co-founder of grocery delivery service iGooods Grigory Kunis, the increased demand for shipping will continue at least in the next couple of months.
the recommendations of the establishments, the Ministry strongly recommends that people over 60 years of age to refrain from visiting bars, cafes and restaurants, and they provide the arrangement of tables, chairs and other equipment so that the distance between the visitors were not less than one meter. People in services are offered to admit only after washing your hands with soap and water, and also with the treatment of skin disinfectants and visitors with cough or cold to avoid altogether.
“A lot of people now refrain from visiting cafes and restaurants, turnover has fallen by 15-20%, for many in the industry is critical. The recommendations of the Ministry of industry and trade allow us to work on, unlike countries where decisions were taken on the closure of the restaurants that actually defeated the entire industry,” – said “RG” the President of the Professional catering Alliance Dmitry Levitsky.
As they say in one voice sforeign media, the fashion industry to such an extent frightened the people that they began to empty the shelves, buying up everything. Absolute “favorites” were toilet paper, antiseptics, pasta, cereals and baby wipes. Almost every country of the world, you’ll be able to buy in the first supermarket, if at all, will find these goods. In Britain jumped much demand for different kind of sprays, pasteurized milk and canned vegetables. In the US people are in a huge number of buying bread, frozen food, legumes, peanut butter, as well as energy and drinking water in bottles. According to the research company Nielsen, in just a few weeks in the States by almost 50 percent, increased sales of rice and nearly 40 percent of sales of canned meat. In Australia empty shelves and another with potatoes, and in France – with sunflower oil.
Services for the delivery of food will leave orders at the door
Group the UK’s largest supermarkets – Tesco, Sainsbury”s, Asda and Ocado – have made the collective letter in which have urged their customers to go to shopping “responsibly”. Echoed their British counterparts and American manufacturers, which assure that the supply chain is not disrupted, production, on the contrary, will only grow, and has already produced is enough to meet the needs of each customer. However, so-called “panic buying” continues to gain momentum. Therefore, many supermarkets and pharmacies imposed restrictions on the quantity of goods that one buyer can buy at a time. At British chain Boots pharmacy you can’t buy more than two bottles of antiseptic in one visit, and in the American supermarket chain Wegmans to one customer cannot buy more than four bottles of water in one gallon (about 3.7 liters) and more than three containers with alcohol or hydrogen peroxide. In addition, Wegmans, you can buy up to two boxes of disinfectant wipes and one package of toilet paper. And in the new Zealand Warehouse with one personowaku it will be possible to buy just five pieces of hand soap. In connection with the “panic buying” many foreign supermarkets want to reduce working hours to give their employees more time to rest.
Prepared Diana Kovaleva