The e-commerce giant announced that it will increase its fleet in response to the demand for products that they have received from their customers in recent days.
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Amazon announced that it will hire 100,000 new workers in the United States, in response to increased demand for online products, as a result of its consumers' fear of the spread of the coronavirus.
In addition, North American supermarket chains such as Albertsons , Kroger and Raley's are also looking for new staff to meet growing online orders.
In addition, the food sections of Kroger, Walmart Inc and Costco have registered a large influx of people and with it long lines of people seeking to stock up on everyday food.
Through his LinkedIn account, Raley's network posted an ad saying, “If your income has been affected by current events or you are looking for part-time work, Raley's has opportunities for you to earn an income and serve our communities. ”
Similarly, Amazon explained in a blog post that they understand that there are people who have been economically disadvantaged by this crisis since they have lost their jobs in areas such as hotels, restaurants and travel.
With information from Reuters