Amazon suspending shipments of all nonessential products


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Amazon told sellers and vendors on Tuesday that it was suspending shipments of all nonessential products to its warehouses to deal with the increased workloads following the coronavirus outbreak.

Amazon is now prioritizing medical supplies, household staples, and other high-demand products to its warehouses until April 5.

The change only affects shipments to Amazon's warehouses, not the last-mile deliveries to consumers.

"We are temporarily prioritizing household staples, medical supplies, and other high-demand products coming into our fulfillment centers so that we can more quickly receive, restock, and deliver these products to customers," the message read. FULL STORY