PHOTOS Australia's Woolworths supermarket to offer special hour of priority shopping to vulnerable customers

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Australia's Woolworths supermarket to offer special hour of priority shopping to vulnerable customers

Xinhua

14:24, March 17, 2020

Photo taken on March 17, 2020 shows the seniors shopping at a Woolworths supermarket in Canberra, Australia. Australia's largest supermarket chain, Woolworths, will offer a special hour of priority shopping to elderly customers and those with disabilities, who have been impacted by "panic-buying" due to COVID-19, the company announced on Monday. Starting Tuesday, from 7:00 a.m. till 8:00 a.m., vulnerable customers will be able to purchase their necessities, before other shoppers are able to clear the shelves of toilet paper, sanitary products, long-life foods and other items, which have been rapidly selling out in recent weeks. (Xinhua/Chu Chen)

Photo taken on March 17, 2020 shows the seniors shopping at a Woolworths supermarket in Canberra, Australia. Australia's largest supermarket chain, Woolworths, will offer a special hour of priority shopping to elderly customers and those with disabilities, who have been impacted by "panic-buying" due to COVID-19, the company announced on Monday. Starting Tuesday, from 7:00 a.m. till 8:00 a.m., vulnerable customers will be able to purchase their necessities, before other shoppers are able to clear the shelves of toilet paper, sanitary products, long-life foods and other items, which have been rapidly selling out in recent weeks. (Xinhua/Chu Chen)

Photo taken on March 17, 2020 shows a senior shopping at a Woolworths supermarket in Canberra, Australia. Australia's largest supermarket chain, Woolworths, will offer a special hour of priority shopping to elderly customers and those with disabilities, who have been impacted by "panic-buying" due to COVID-19, the company announced on Monday. Starting Tuesday, from 7:00 a.m. till 8:00 a.m., vulnerable customers will be able to purchase their necessities, before other shoppers are able to clear the shelves of toilet paper, sanitary products, long-life foods and other items, which have been rapidly selling out in recent weeks. (Xinhua/Chu Chen)

Photo taken on March 17, 2020 shows a customer with disability shopping at a Woolworths supermarket in Canberra, Australia. Australia's largest supermarket chain, Woolworths, will offer a special hour of priority shopping to elderly customers and those with disabilities, who have been impacted by "panic-buying" due to COVID-19, the company announced on Monday. Starting Tuesday, from 7:00 a.m. till 8:00 a.m., vulnerable customers will be able to purchase their necessities, before other shoppers are able to clear the shelves of toilet paper, sanitary products, long-life foods and other items, which have been rapidly selling out in recent weeks. (Xinhua/Chu Chen)

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