Supermarket chains are stockpiling supplies in anticipation of a second wave of the pandemic. Remind us, when did the first wave stop?
Some grocers have already purchased their stores of Thanksgiving turkeys and Christmas hams and are holding them in freezers, so don’t expect a fresh bird on your table this year!
Household items such as paper towels and cleaning supplies continue to be in short supply, partly because consumers continue to hoard them and partly because people are spending so much time in their homes and using them up. Consumers complain that when they can find paper towels, they can’t find the brand that they want—such a tragedy.