Sales at Mazatlan’s Miguel Hidalgo market drop 50 percent due to red covid traffic light

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Fruit and vegetable sellers are the ones who have not been affected since they argue that since they are essential products, people have not stopped consuming them

Mazatlán, Sinaloa.- For some tenants of the most important market in Mazatlán, that of the Juárez neighborhood, sales have dropped to 50 percent, because since the Covid traffic light placed Sinaloa in red, nothing has been the same.

Those who have been most affected have been chicken sellers since the purchase of their products fell by up to 50 percent.

“If they have gone down, I think it was halfway through, when it calmed down, it settled down, but now that we are turning red, sales have dropped a lot,” said Efraín.

la juarez market basic basket markets

Those who have been moderately affected by the health emergency have been the cremerias, since their sales have dropped by 20 percent, however people have started to buy in less quantity; When before they carried 1 kilo, now they carry half or only a quarter.

“The sale is regular, Sundays are when most people came, now almost not. From a hundred I think sales dropped to 70, some put home service and have hit them, we just our customers, but yes I have seen that it has served others, here before they bought the kilo and now only half or a quarter “, said Mónica, who has her cream shop in one of the main entrances.

la juarez market basic basket markets

Contrary to this, the sellers of fruits and vegetables are the ones who have not been affected since they argue that since they are essential products, people have not stopped consuming them, however, they have changed the frequency with which they visited the greengrocers, that is, They come in less crowded hours or twice a week.

Ventas en el mercado Miguel Hidalgo bajan hasta en el 50 por ciento por semáforo rojo

Source: reaccioninformativa.com

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