Monday 1 June, 2020

Massy Stores 'list of restricted products' is not for Barbados markets

Massy Store in St. Lucia.

Massy Store in St. Lucia.

Members of the public are being encouraged to be responsible when sharing information regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) via social media channels. 

On March 20, 2020 the Prime Minister of Barbados announced there were three additional confirmed cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total to five.

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Recently, a post has been circulating on social media with a list of restricted products that can be purchased from Massy Stores. This list included hand sanitizers, wipes, hand wash, toilet paper, baby food, certain canned goods and detergent along with other commonly purchased household items.

In response to the notice, Massy Stores Barbados addressed the issue on their social media stating that the post was published by Massy Stores in St Lucia for customers there and not for Barbados.

This announcement further stated that Massy Stores Barbados has taken no such action and they are confident in their supply chain to support the items which are in high demand. 

They are asking the public of Barbados to refer only to official communication from the Massy Stores Barbados Facebook and Instagram page, website or emails.

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