Amazon to Limit Warehouse Shipments to Make More Room for Essential Items

March 17, 2020
A portion of the sign advertising Amazon Go is seen outside the grocery store's location on June 16, 2017 in Seattle, Washington. Amazon announced that it will buy Whole Foods Market, Inc. for over $13 billion dollars.

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In an effort to help stock their warehouses with high demand items such as toilet paper, hand sanitizer and disinfecting wipes, Amazon announced plans to limit what suppliers can send to its warehouses for the next three weeks. Among the items that suppliers can ship include canned beans, diapers, dog food, medical supplies and household goods. Others items like jeans, phone cases and other non-essentials will not be allowed. It's still unclear what affect this will have on shoppers, but it could potentially lead to longer than expected wait times.