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Consumers Considering Second Wave Stockpiling

More than half of U.S. consumers surveyed by Inmar are deciding whether to replenish their stock of goods gathered at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, according to Inmar Intelligence. Another 54% of respondents said they aim to be prepared by always having a stockpile of key items going forward, in case of safety issues and supply outages at stores. “Of those polled, 27% said they’re considering a winter stockpile because certain products might not be in stock when needed,” according to Supermarket News. “The same percentage expressed concern that another wave of the pandemic would make in-store shopping less safe.”

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