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  • Panic buyers struggle in the face of uncertainty
  • Panic buyers struggle in the face of uncertainty
    Polina Zimmerman (2020) ©
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Panic buyers struggle in the face of uncertainty

When pandemic lockdowns were announced, people flocked to stores to stock up on essentials – often leaving supermarket shelves bare. Research has shown that the people more likely to panic-buy are those who struggle with uncertainty and seek control through their actions.

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