Rick Echevarría takes campaign into the community to demand no gouging, no bulk sales during coronavirus outbreak

By and large, deli and bodega owners or managers pledged to not engage in price gouging or bulk selling.

Deli and bodega owners or managers also revealed that their suppliers were raising prices, making it difficult for delis and bodegas to order products at affordable costs.

New York City Council candidate Rick Echevarría visited yesterday local businesses, delis, and bodegas, speaking with owners and managers in #CD37 in Brooklyn, getting pledges for #NoGouging #GougeFreeZone #BanGouging during #CoronaVirusOutbreak. #pricegougingsucks

How to report price gouging

Please report complaints about sudden price increases of essential goods and services (“price gouging”), like on water, ice, food, first aid kits, medical supplies, and services to the New York State Attorney General’s Office. If a business took advantage of you by engaging in price gouging during the Coronavirus outbreak, then please use this online form.

Maria at 99 cents store


Maria, the owner of this wonderful two-level #99centsstore on Wyckoff Avenue, has committed to not engage in price gouging and bulk selling. But her main supplier has raised prices significantly. Maria’s 99 cents store is located on Wyckoff Avenue, between Linden Street and Grove Street.

Francisco, the deli owner


Francisco, the owner of this #deli on Wyckoff Avenue, embodies the spirit of our wonderful community. Suppliers have raised prices on him, but he has maintained his normal price levels. Francisco’s deli is located on Wyckoff Avenue and Menahan Street.

Junior, the manager/owner of a 99 cents store


Junior Ali, the manager/owner of this #99centsstore on Wyckoff, wholeheartedly committed to not engage in price gouging and bulk selling. He pleaded for help too, bc his local suppliers are gouging.

Leonardo, a deli manager

Leonardo, the manager of this #deli on Wyckoff, commits to not engage in price gouging and bulk selling. But he says he has run out of merchandise and his suppliers have raised prices. #OutOfStock Leonardo’s deli is located on Wyckoff Avenue, between Greene Avenue and Harman Street.

Lynn, a Wyckoff 99 cents store manager

Lynn, a Wyckoff 99 cents store manager, reports all anti-bacterial/virus products are #SoldOut, suppliers pose price gouging problem, and is committed to not engage in gouging or bulk selling. Lynn’s 99 cents store is located on Wyckoff Avenue between Greene Avenue and Harman Streets.

This deli had items in stock

This #deli on Wyckoff has anti-bacterial hand cleaning soap and rubbing alcohol #instock. The owner/manager was not available during our visit ; we will follow-up with them to get their commitment, too. The deli is located on Wyckoff Avenue and Harman Street.

Junior, the manager of Carniceria

Junior, the manager of this #Carniceria #ButcherShop, has eagerly committed to not engage in price gouging or bulk selling. But he also reports that suppliers are raising prices.

Sam, the manager of a Deli and a 99 cents store on Wyckoff

Sam, the manager of both #Deli and #99centsstore on Wyckoff, has also committed they will not engage in price gouging or bulk selling, adding that his suppliers are engaging in price gouging. Sam’s deli and 99 cents store are located on the corner of Wyckoff Avenue and Stockholm Street.

Mosa, the owner of a Wyckoff deli

We just got a commitment from Mosa Moseb, the owner of this deli on Wyckoff, to not price gouge and to disallow bulk selling. Mosa’s deli is located at the corner of Wyckoff Avenue and DeKalb Avenue.

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