Wednesday, May 20, 2020

50+ Items That Sold Out During the Pandemic

There may or may not be a second wave of the pandemic in the fall.  If you are wondering what to stockpile (stock up on slowly, not hoard all at once), here is a list of items that sold out at various times during the current pandemic...

  1. Toilet paper
  2. Paper towels
  3. Kleenex
  4. Face masks
  5. Hand sanitizer
  6. Medical gloves
  7. Lysol/Lysol wipes
  8. Baby wipes
  9. Wet Wipes/Handi Wipes
  10. Commercial sanitizers
  11. Laundry detergent
  12. Bleach/ammonia/cleaning products
  13. Rubbing alcohol/alcohol wipes
  14. Vitamins (particularly C and D)
  15. Rice
  16. Flour
  17. Canned beans
  18. Canned soup
  19. Dried beans
  20. Spam/canned meats
  21. Peanut butter
  22. Chicken/beef stock
  23. Baking soda/baking powder
  24. Pasta
  25. Tylenol/Aspirin
  26. Thera Flu/Nyquil
  27. Thermometers
  28. Yeast
  29. Bicycles
  30. Sewing machines
  31. Cloth/sewing supplies (elastic, needles, etc)
  32. Hair trimmers
  33. Hair dye (briefly)
  34. Cheaper end laptops and tablets
  35. Freezers
  36. Webcams/microphones/web conferencing equipment
  37. Jigsaw puzzles/games
  38. Bottled water
  39. Water filters/Brita
  40. Bidets
  41. Meat (later in the pandemic when meat factory workers became ill)
  42. Video game systems (Switch, PS4)
  43. Medications (like when hydrochloroquine was touted as a wonder drug and people scrambled to buy it)
  44. Eggs (occasional shortages)
  45. Fresh produce (occasional shortages)
  46. Food products from Asia (these were hit or miss with noodles being sold out, coconut products occasionally unavailable, etc)
  47. Freeze dried food (Mountain House had to temporarily shut down to catch up with demand)
  48. Arts and craft supplies
  49. Bandannas
  50. Lounge wear
I'll add more items here as they become an issue...
  • Canning jars and supplies

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