The wave of stockpiling seen in recent weeks as the initial hamsterkauf phase of the pandemic.
next big test will come if there is a move to “phase two”, which Monteyne says is when high levels of staff absence start to affect the ability of the supermarkets to operate properly.
People simply buy to fill their fridges, freezers, cellars and bedrooms.
old-fashioned superstores, with their more flexible distribution models and click-and-collect services, have proved to be much more adaptable to the seismic shift in demand
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