Supermarkets Seek Court Orders To Remain Open After Cities Decree Weekend Closing

The supermarket association is trying to overturn municipal decrees; closing markets on weekends; during the pandemic, supermarket sales in the state soared by 7.4 percent.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Afraid of shortages due to the novel coronavirus, a combination of what occurred in other countries and disinformation in WhatsApp groups led Brazilians to rush to supermarkets as soon as the first social isolation measures were announced.

Consumption exploded. From January to June this . . .

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