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Coronavirus: Amazon Adds Grocery Delivery Waitlist, Shortens Hours At Some Whole Foods Locations

Amazon is putting new grocery delivery customers on a waitlist and is shortening hours at some Whole Foods locations during the coronavirus pandemic.

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Amazon is putting new grocery delivery customers on a waitlist and is shortening hours at some Whole Foods locations during the coronavirus pandemic.

Many existing customers are finding that they can’t place orders due to a shortage of delivery slots due to high demand.

Related: Amazon’s Woodland Hills Grocery Store Temporarily Opens For Online Orders Only

The company announced they would be hiring 175,000 full and part-time employees in addition to the 100,000 it added in recent weeks.

Amazon’s temporarily opened its first ever brick-and-mortar grocery store in Woodland Hills Monday in order to fulfill online orders during the coronavirus crisis.