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Why Panic Buying Isn’t The Answer Right Now (And How To Avoid It)

We’ve been down this aisle before… and again, and again. But panic buying is not the answer. Please do not hoard that toilet roll.

Stockpiling was all the rage a few lockdowns ago (now there’s a sentence we never thought we’d write), and with some popular items going out of stock once more, shoppers are starting to supermarket sweep all over again.

Tesco recently told government officials that the dearth of truck drivers would lead to panic-buying in the run-up to Christmas if no action was taken.

Supermarket shelves of carbonated drinks and water were left empty in some places and turkey producers have warned families could be left without their traditional turkey lunch on December 25 if the carbon dioxide shortage continues.




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