'Nobody will starve,' during coronavirus crisis - chairman of Ocado

LONDON (Reuters) - The chairman of British online supermarket Ocado said there was no shortage of food in the country and “nobody will starve” during the coronavirus emergency.

Britain’s supermarket sector is facing unprecedented demand during the outbreak as consumers stock-up fearing a prolonged period of isolation, while schools, pubs, cafes and restaurants have been forced to close.

“The first thing is ‘don’t panic’. There...
source: Reuters

2020-03-26 11:47
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