The storm basically gutted this Fairway in Red Hook, Brooklyn. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Before and After the Storm
With several days of warning before the storm hit, many supermarket companies in the region were able to send extra product to stores, stock up additional supplies in warehouses, and maneuver into disaster-recovery mode. Still, the unexpected severity of the storm — the tidal surge in many areas surpassed some of the most dire predictions — left many supermarkets in the region with empty shelves for days after the storm hit. Supermarkets posted updates on their websites and ...
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