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The coronavirus’ upending of life as we know it was perhaps most immediately apparent in our shopping and consumption habits. Recent reports from Statista shine a light on what Americans are suddenly craving and snatching off shelves — it goes way beyond toilet paper — and what we’ve all but abandoned as we hunker down for the duration, with 54% stockpiling two weeks of food at a time, followed by 20% stockpiling one week of food supplies and 19% keeping three to four weeks on hand, according to the data analytics company IRI.
Here’s a closer look at some of the winners and losers, with all findings from early March, compared with last year, except where mentioned otherwise.
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