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How coronavirus will impact supermarkets

How coronavirus will impact supermarkets
REUTERS | Empty shelves are seen on the pasta aisle inside a Tesco supermarket

Your local Tesco (TSCO) outlet is currently a scene of wartime anarchy, ransacked of toilet roll, hygiene products and store-cupboard goods. Covid-19 has had a seismic impact on the operations of supermarket groups, prompting Wm Morrison (MRW) to cancel plans to award a special final dividend in its results this week as it looks to conserve firepower for the months ahead.

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