Alternatives To Amazon And Walmart For All Of Your Household Essentials

Freda A. Nix

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It’s a sign of these strange times: Toilet paper has turned into a hot commodity. The booze delivery business is booming. A guy in Tennessee hoarded 17,000 bottles of hand sanitizer to sell them off. (He eventually donated them.)

Social distancing and self-isolation are becoming norms in our lives now, as are hoarding, stockpiling, panic buying and “pandemic pantries.”

You’ve probably even seen empty shelves, full carts and long lines in your neighborhood grocery stores and local pharmacies. Since everyone seems to be searching for essentials, these products are selling fast and even selling out completely

If you haven’t found what you need at stores nearby, you might have turned to places like Amazon and Walmart, which are historically known for having almost anything you

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10 Places To Shop Other Than Amazon That Offer Quick Shipping

Freda A. Nix

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Now more than ever we’re relying on online shopping to get our hands on clothing and toys, among other items considered “nonessential” and of course our first thought is to head to Amazon. But Amazon recently announced they would start prioritizing the shipping of “essential items” like groceries and household cleaners to help ensure people have the products they need. You can still order other items from Amazon, but you definitely won’t get them within two days. That’s where other retailers, like Costco, Home Depot, Walmart, and, of course, Target, come into play.

Amazon may be famous for its free 2-day shipping, but it’s certainly not the only retailer to offer the convenient service. If you’re searching for places that will get your online shopping purchases to you in two days or less, try one of these retailers instead.

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