Some Grocery Stores Are Limiting Toilet Paper and Disinfectant Wipes Again
2020 will always go down as the year I didn't worry about where my next meal was coming from, but where the next roll of toilet paper is coming from.
Several grocery chains have announced they are reimposing purchasing limits to stop would-be supply hoarders in their tracks before they clear the supply of toilet paper and disinfectant wipes.
At Kroger, customers are only permitted to purchase two of either items. The limit will apply in-store and online, and is being imposed because sales are starting to rise a little too fast, just like back in March.
In the same breath, a rep from the Northeastern chain Giant, said they were “seeing little evidence of stockpiling, and there is no need to create panic.”
While they haven't seen evidence, they still have imposed a purchase limit to one larger package of toilet paper or paper towels, or four smaller packages on smaller sizes. They imposed the purchase limit because of the still straining supply of products.
According to a recent survey by market research firm Inmar Intelligence, almost 60% of people say they're planning to stock up on supplies as winter approaches.
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