The toilet paper is gone, Pasta is popular and Dildos are booming

While the cantonal government is talking about measures against the Virus, are purchased many of the frames in the Zurich shopping centre Sihlcity was already e

The toilet paper is gone, Pasta is popular and Dildos are booming

While the cantonal government is talking about measures against the Virus, are purchased many of the frames in the Zurich shopping centre Sihlcity was already empty. Here and there you hear incredulous laughter from buyers, which will explain to your loved one by telephone of the new situation.

Refined cooking with fresh ingredients is not this weekend is still possible, but anyone looking for durable, comes too late. Flour, rice, lentils, canned – the majority of the way. Also eggs and milk, whether cow's, soy or almond milk. Toilet paper anyway. The city has stocked up with supplies for the bunker's life.

days for delivery, out of stock

On Friday morning, have you filled in the Zurich stores shelves yet, however, little dramas of deprivation play now. An older gentleman, the flow of news, apparently, to pass, looking for a pack Stocki for his dinner. The seller can't help him: It was crazy, but today's delivery was already sold out again.

In the center Letzipark those who saw what get were early on the road. Some didn't fill a large shopping trolley to the top, but two: soap, frozen pizzas, fish sticks, frozen vegetables, Spaghetti, macaroni, pasta sauces. Of all several packs.

"hamster purchases are the last thing we need right now."Mario Fehr, Zurich cantonal Council

says Zurich governing councillor Mario Fehr, thus keeping what is not necessary: "hamster purchases are the last thing we need now", the Supreme chief of the office for military and civil protection. He will assume that every Swiss household already have a healthy stockpile.

online retailers looking for staff

Also in the Internet, the Corona-crisis fueled the consumer – not only when it comes to basic food. The shipping house Digitec Galaxus currently sells three times more computer screens than usual. Thousands are every day, says a spokesman. It looks to be, as the office lists, which would now need to make the home office were unhappy with the small monitors of their business notebooks.

the vegetables tends to be in this branch to the end.

Unexpectedly is another Boom: There are currently twice as many adult items are sold as in the previous year, for example, Dildos. Also, this seems to be due to the fact that people adjust to a longer period of time in the own four walls. Because the business has attracted in the case of Digitec Galaxus such, the company is now in urgent need of new staff for its warehouses in the Canton of Aargau.

Complete week's shopping in the network

More staff of the shop Migros has set. Nevertheless, the forms on the Website of Le Shop is currently a virtual queue: Due to the rapid increase in demand, waiting times have been introduced; on Friday morning, customers had to wait up to 20 minutes before they were able to fill your shopping cart. Add to this the delays in delivery of three days.

Here there was once toilet paper: the Empty shelf in a Zurich Store. Photo: the hub

The number of his couriers Verd had to triple in the last weeks of the Zurich online dealer Farmer, specializing in organic products, especially those from Switzerland. Because whether baked goods, meat, vegetables, or milk: The demand has doubled since mid-February. It will show that many of them completed the full week of shopping online, says Co-managing Director, Roman Hartmann. Also Farmy is still in urgent need of staff to handle the rush.

Created: 13.03.2020, 19:20 Uhr

Updated Date: 13 March 2020, 22:01

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