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News Coronavirus: the boss of Leclerc supermarkets wants to be reassuring about stocks

12:40  11 march  2020
12:40  11 march  2020 Source:   francetvinfo.fr

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"There is no reason to panic over the availability and supply" of foodstuffs, assured Michel-Edouard Leclerc.

  Coronavirus : le patron des supermarchés Leclerc se veut rassurant sur les stocks © Provided by Franceinfo

"Food in France until summer." The French have no reason to worry about the availability of essential products in a context of accelerating the spread of the new coronavirus, assured Wednesday, March 11, Michel-Edouard Leclerc, president of the eponymous chain of stores.

Coronavirus: the president of Leclerc evokes "ruptures" but "no shortage" in the supermarkets pic.twitter.com/FecUWxwdMb

- BFMTV (@BFMTV) March 11, 2020

"There is no reason to panic about availability (...) and (...) supply: there are shortages but there are no shortages ", said the president of the group of independent distributors on BFMTV and RMC. "Apart from three or four major suppliers of Italian pasta who are stranded (...), in general, we have food in France until the summer," he said.

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Breaks in the Paris region

According to the research firm Nielsen, the week of March 2 to 8 was again marked by a strong increase (+ 5.6% on average compared to the previous week) in sales of products from large consumption in hypermarkets and supermarkets. This progression covers in particular a jump of 21.1% for grocery products (pasta, rice, canned food ...) and an increase of 12.3% for toiletries and hygiene products.

This sharp increase in purchases has resulted in "frequent stock-outs, especially on Saturday March 7 and particularly in the Paris region", points out Nielsen in a note.

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