Amazon and Walmart sellers are hawking coronavirus-themed T-shirts about social distancing while workers protest about safety conditions

Social-distancing-themed T-shirts on Amazon. Amazon Dozens of coronavirus-themed products are being sold by third-party sellers on Amazon and Walmart’s website. While state and federal agencies have cracked down on price-gouging amid the coronavirus pandemic, there has been no guidance around businesses making money from selling coronavirus-themed products. Etsy is one of the platforms to have taken action by removing all products sold on its site that attempted “to exploit the developing coronavirus situation.” These items products referencing social distancing are being sold on Amazon and Walmart as retail workers across the US protest about the safety of working in stores and warehouses during the crisis. Amazon and Walmart did not return Business Insider’s request for comment. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories . Search for a “social distancing sweatshirt” or a “coronavirus T-shirt” on either Amazon or Walmart’s site and you’ll find dozens of products available for purchase […]

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