No shortage of food, but grocers limited by rationing of paper products, bread

By Published: March 27, 2020 4:00 AM CT Special Report
<strong>Customers shop among the empty paper goods aisle at the Target Memphis Central Store on Wednesday, March 18.</strong> <strong>With shelves cleaned out of toilet paper, paper towels, bread, sanitizer, beans, rice, pasta and frozen prepared foods in some stores, grocers said they have every confidence supplies will rebound, but it could take weeks to months.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Customers shop among the empty paper goods aisle at the Target Memphis Central Store on Wednesday, March 18. With shelves cleaned out of toilet paper, paper towels, bread, sanitizer, beans, rice, pasta and frozen prepared foods in some stores, grocers said they have every confidence supplies will rebound, but it could take weeks to months. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

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Wayne Risher

Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.


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