Spar Austria has announced that its stores across the country have access to continuous supply of fresh food and its warehouses are fully stocked.
The retailer also added that its logistics operations are running smoothly to ensure that store shelves are refilled regularly.
Spar Austria has appealed to customers to shop normally to ensure that other people also have access to groceries and other household items.
Spar Austria spokeswoman, Nicole Berkmann, added, “We are fully stocked in almost all stores. Although fewer people are coming to the stores, they buy more on average. Obviously, some are shopping for others.”
The retailer is also supplying products to quarantined areas and all Spar stores in St. Anton and the Paznaun valley continue are open.
Following the coronavirus outbreak, the demand for staples such as pasta, rice, canned and hygiene products, as well as fresh vegetables has increased, the company said.
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