Food City Hires 1,200 New Employees and Still Looking for More

Food City hires 1,200 people in one week to help meet extreme high demand at their grocery stores.

Our TV News Partner says CEO Steve Smith said they’re looking to hire 1,300 more.

Store hours were also adjusted to 7 a.m.-10 p.m. to give associates extra time to clean, sanitize and restock.

Customers over the age of 65 or most at risk are encouraged to shop from 7 -8 a.m. every day.

Smith also announced 3 million dollars in bonuses going to Food City employees.

He urged customers to stop hoarding groceries to allow the supply chain to catch back up. Consumers were told they should continue their weekly shopping trips and replenish personal supplies on a weekly basis.

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