Piggly Wiggly, Satilla Grocery feeling the effects of consumers stockpiling essentials during pandemic

By RICK HEAD
Publisher

Panic buying (alternatively rendered as panic buying, also known as panic purchasing) occurs when consumers buy unusually large amounts of a product in anticipation of, or after, a disaster or perceived disaster, or in anticipation of a large price increase or shortage, according to Wikipedia.
It’s a term being used as Americans flock to stores to purchase essential and non-essential items during the coronavirus pandemic.

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