In the shops there is an increased demand for long-term storage products, said the head of the project Retail.ru Natalia marova. The expert informed the correspondent of “Rosbalt”, purchase for the future started to make the elderly.
“Definitely is already generated “artificial demand”. Monday I walked around the “Lenta”, “Auchan”, “Globe”, I looked how things are going. It is seen that there is increased demand on the part of the shelves do not have time to put the goods. Sometimes the product is in the aisles. This increased demand generated age population that buys canned meat, other canned meat, pasta, especially the cheap”, — said marova.
The expert explained that, according to retailers, the food shortage there, but the vendors sometimes just don’t have time to bring up the products.
“All — organized system of quantum-supply. And suppliers are located in those certain limits — they can’t bring more than they ordered. But this organized system is disturbed due to sudden surges of buyers. Here then appear the empty shelves. This may be a new wave of people who can also start to buy products. People see an empty shelf, you start to think: what if the next time I come, and there will be nothing. This is so aggravating,” said Natalia marova.
The expert stressed that the concerns buyers have rumors of the spread of coronavirus and the expected population rise in prices.
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