Walmart India has witnessed a spike in sales at its ‘Best Price’ stores due to the COVID-19 outbreak which has led to panic buying among consumers across the country. Walmart has also imposed restrictions on certain sensitive products like hand sanitisers and is touch with its supply partners to meet the growing demand for products in the personal care segment.
With personal care products like soaps, hand washes and sanitisers disappearing from the shelves has caused panic among consumers which has given rise to black marketing and hoarding of such products.
The retailer maintains control over the number of members at its premises to maintain a safe distance and at the same time address the need to serve small businesses through our Best Price stores. Walmart India has also imposed quantity restrictions on its members for the purchase of certain sensitive categories like hand sanitisers.