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As we settle into Lockdown life maintenance and stabilization of Grocery buying has ‘normalized’ to some extent. consumers increased spending during Easter but as predicted, the Easter 2020 performance was muted vs a year ago
South Africans feel a strong sense of community but also anxiety around the pandemic (health), recession concerns (economy) and lockdown enforcement (police forces)
Existing trends continue
– ‘Make-it-yourself’ cooking and baking
– Adjusting to restrictions and living without
Increased searches on Google about alcohol and tobacco restrictions indicates increased anxiety