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Amazon says it is out of stock of household
items and deliveries are delayed due to
coronavirus demand

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Posted By: ladydawgfan, 3/15/2020 9:07:11 PM

Amazon warned it’s experiencing Prime delivery days and running out of stock of popular household items amid the coronavirus outbreak. The issues are a result of a “dramatic increase in the rate that people are shopping online,” Amazon said in a blog post that was updated on Saturday. Some popular brands and items in the “household staples” categories were out of stock, while Amazon said some of its “delivery promises are longer than usual.” “In the short term this is having an impact on how we serve our customers,” Amazon said in the blog post.

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Hoarders broke Amazon!!

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Reply 1 - Posted by: DVC 3/15/2020 9:10:44 PM (No. 347539)
Fine with me. I'm no fan o Bezos or his company.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: MFM 3/15/2020 9:17:06 PM (No. 347541)
Amazon is gonna run the table on earnings..
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Reply 3 - Posted by: RuckusTom 3/15/2020 9:18:08 PM (No. 347543)
2 Wal Marts are within 6 miles. Who needs Amazon?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: 4Justice 3/15/2020 9:20:55 PM (No. 347544)
The President should tell people to not panic and hoard. It is hurting people who live check to check and is not necessary. If he doesn't calm the people down, he will lose the election. That's what the Dems want.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: 4Justice 3/15/2020 9:22:29 PM (No. 347545)
Oh, and there is nothing in Walmart, Safeway or any other stores either...
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DVC 3/15/2020 9:26:59 PM (No. 347548)
#4, he did that today.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: MMC 3/15/2020 9:29:59 PM (No. 347552)
No Eggs,toilet paper, paper towel, rice, etc.. My daughter works 2 part time jobs to make her bills- one of the jobs closed- health club- .. We are going to have to band together to make the rebound..
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Safari Man 3/15/2020 10:41:06 PM (No. 347605)
I’ll be fine... I have a bunch of XOM shares I can use for TP. It’s about all their worth after Soros and the Saudis attacked the markets.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: LadyHen 3/15/2020 10:43:48 PM (No. 347607)
I get monthly shipments of staples from Amazon. Being a stay at home mom, I have a well stocked home and larder at all times but for me it pays to have someone else lug the heavy stuff like cat food and kitty litter plus lots of items I can get at a discount from Amazon through Subscribe and Save. Most look to be safe this month but a few things I know won't come like my regular shipment of Lysol wipes. But I still have three containers so again, we are good. Baby wipes too but we have a whole case now so again, good. Really the only things we need weekly are resupplies of stuff we used this week and perishibles. I keep a months meat in my freezer, canned goods and frozen to last 2-3 weeks. We could live off our pantry should things ever go bad for at least 3 weeks. I was raised by women who knew how to manage a house and find good deals, a lost art form.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Skeptical1 3/15/2020 11:52:01 PM (No. 347634)
Funny, I just turned to Amazon to order a big bag of our cat's favorite kibble. Prime delivery promised four days, not the usual one or two, but they did have it in stock, unlike the local stores, and it wasn't marked up, either. She's had one of her extra-hungry days, and I was getting a little worried that I hadn't stockpiled enough. So thank you Amazon. Jeff Bezos can be a little obnoxious, but it's still a well-run business.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Cindiana 3/16/2020 2:27:16 AM (No. 347663)
Who needs Amazon? My mother does. Her senior facility is in a lockdown. The ONLY way to get items to her is by delivery. Visitors are not allowed.
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