What people are buying during the coronavirus outbreak and why

What people are buying during the coronavirus outbreak and why

Young Man shopping in a supermarket, breathing through a medical mask. RealPeopleGroup In the weeks since the U.S. confirmed its first case of COVID-19, consumer habits have been shifting.  Medical masks, hand sanitizer, gloves and toilet paper have flown off shelves...
Spain warns 80% of people in Madrid will get infected

Spain warns 80% of people in Madrid will get infected

A pedestrian wears a face mask as a precaution against transmission of the Covid-19 at Sol Square on March 19, 2020 in Madrid, Spain. Borja B. Hojas | Getty Images Most people in Spain’s capital city will get the coronavirus, according to the head of the Madrid...
Cruise industry proposes travel ban for people over 70

Cruise industry proposes travel ban for people over 70

A coach and an ambulance travel towards the Diamond Princess cruise ship, operated by Carnival Corp., docked at dusk in Yokohama, Japan, on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. Toru Hanai | Bloomberg | Getty Images The cruise industry has submitted a proposal to the White House...
Here’s why people are panic buying and stockpiling toilet paper

Here’s why people are panic buying and stockpiling toilet paper

A man looks for products at a supermarket after panic buying due to the Coronavirus. Chris Putnam | Barcroft Media | Getty Images Panic buying has been rife amid the global spread of the new coronavirus, with consumers around the world stockpiling goods like hand...