Observing the lockdowns’ economic impact, two University of Chicago economists compared consumer traffic in places that did and did not shelter in place.
Very different under normal conditions, peanut butter and butterflies become rather similar during a coronavirus lockdown.
Among the many variables involved with coronavirus math, the dollar value of a life can help us determine the importance of social distancing.
Global lockdowns have created supply problems for Belgian French fries and French cheese because households cannot make up for decreased commercial demand.
When people are not going to drink128,000 Mint Juleps because the Kentucky Derby is postponed, the local mint grower has a problem.
Because of COVID-19 lockdowns, we care more about those unclear food expiration dates that let us know when to trash what we store in the refrigerator.
Walmart’s CEO said our buying behavior has shifted during the pandemic. First we cared about toilet paper and sanitizer. Now it’s puzzles, games, hair dye, and beard trimmers. Where are we going? To consumer spending. Shifting Consumer Spending A Timeline…
Whereas toilet paper shortages have been in the news, the headlines could also have included surging egg demand, especially in Israel.