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Wondering what Aldi is doing about the Coronavirus? Here’s the latest information.
As the Coronavirus COVID-19 global pandemic increasingly affects daily life in many parts of the United States, the CEO of Aldi U.S. has released a statement with details about changes Aldi is making to deal with the changing landscape.
- A focus on pantry staples and other “stock-up items.”
The company says there have been some disruptions to its supply chain, but it is working through them. Aldi says it is focused on bringing in ample supplies of bottled water, pantry staples, pre-made meals, cleaning supplies and toilet paper.
- Stores are limiting purchases.
“To support as many customers as possible, you may see quantity limits placed on select items,” Aldi U.S. CEO Jason Hart said in the statement.
- Cleaning routines are being intensified.
Aldi says there is more cleaning happening in high touch areas not only in its stores, but also in warehouses and offices.
- Sick leave policies are changing.
The company says it has “enhanced” its sick leave policies for its employees.