How Could a Second Wave of Panic Buying Impact Investors?

Marc Rapport, The Motley Fool
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For instance, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sept. 27 [subscription required] that grocery stores and food companies that supply them were getting ready. For instance, Southeastern Grocers -- parent company of BI-LO, Harveys, Winn-Dixie, and Fresco y Mas grocery stores -- stocked up on holiday turkeys and hams over the summer, months earlier than usual. Another example: United Natural Foods has added extra inventory of cranberry sauce, herbal tea, and cold remedies, President Chris Testa told the Journal.