As per an update, three of the significant market chains in the U.S which incorporates Kroger are finding a way to forestall a resurgence of storing items as Covid-19 cases keep on flooding the nation over.
According to the research firm (IRI) is reported that 19% of paper products and 16% of household cleaners were out of stock last week. In the US about 1,26,400 Covid-19 confirmed cases were reported last Friday.
The parent company of Fred Meyer stores has forced to cut down the purchases of certain items which are panic buying items.
Kroger operates two Fred Meyer stores in Bellingham and one in Burlington.
Purchases on certain products such as Toilet paper, Paper towels, Disinfection wipes, and more are cut down by Kroger.
As intimated by Kroger that these actions were taken are temporary but it is not clear that these actions will continue for how long.
Kroger Spokesperson has stated; “To ensure all customers have access to what they need, we’ve proactively and temporarily set purchase limits to two per customer on certain products, including bath tissue, paper towels, disinfecting wipes and hand soap,”
The purchase limits not only apply for In-stores but Online orders as well.
The Cincinnati-based chain also operates Mariano’s, among several other stores. It remains unclear if the policy will be in place at Mariano’s locations. A spokesperson did not immediately respond to a request for comment.