The winemakers of the Central of Abasto they are applying the measures of hygiene established by the ministry of Health, before the contingency by Covid-19. Photo: Cuartoscuro/Archive
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO.
From the sanitary contingency by the Covid-19, Rodolfo Aguilar, a merchant vintner in the Central de Abasto of Mexico City, found that his clientele began to go down, but online sales have doubled, due to an application to take home.
Fortunately what we are doing is to help businesses take their shops and from our website online, you have doubled the sales, this by the same thing that the people can not be coming out.”
People are taking precautions to not have contact with other people, and we have the opportunity to help them and bring them everything they need,” said Aguilar.
Comercializadora Grupo Scorpion, in the Central de Abasto, has grocery to small businesses and medium-sized, mainly in the 16 municipalities of the capital of the country and in the State of Mexico.
Aguilar commented that from a year ago launched the service to supply their customers via an application on-line, imagine the benefit that would yield at this time, in comparison with your competition.
Could talk about the double, and maybe a little more of the on-line sale. Really what they ask for in the application is the thing that has the little store of the corner, could be called cleaners, sugar, egg, detergents, candles, canned food, all those products of the basic basket,” he said.
Aguilar noted that, during the current contingency health for the coronavirus, the supply has not been interrupted and has the inventory to ensure delivery of products, between 24 and 48 hours after the completion of the order online.
To fill their customers that are recorded on your online page, the group offers a bonus of 100 pesos and the minimum purchase should be of 550 pesos.
We do it just to help the business, the purpose Scorpion is to help the mexican business to grow, to continue opening stores, to continue to grow, earning more money and supporting their families,” said Aguilar.
Trade with hygiene
The winemakers of the Central of Abasto they are applying the measures of hygiene established by the ministry of Health, before the contingency by Covid-19, to ensure the health of their workers and clientele.
On the part of the administration of the trust we were informed to increase security and so that our customers have the security and confidence of come.
We did a general cleaning of the cellars, which sanitizáramos, we started to use cover mouths, soap and hand sanitizers, that we put at the disposal of our clients, so that we are in a safer place”, explained Carlos Enrique Cáceres, manager of comercializadora Bronco Bananas.
The trader noted that current sanitary contingency has not affected the sales for your establishment, which are performed at the wholesale, and do not have indications for the market to stop.
“The majority of business is sourced primarily from the Central, then it is not a place that should be close, from the strategic point of view, because if we close it we were left without eating in the city,” said Caceres.
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