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Disagreeability, neuroticism and stress: what drives panic buying during the COVID-19 pandemic

Findings suggest panic buyers are likely to feel a lack of control in their lives, stocking up on items gives them a sense of security in one part of their lives.

The unlikely winners amid COVID-19 stockpiling

First, it was toilet paper and hand sanitiser being stripped from shelves, but as consumers adjust to life in lockdown, a number of surprising trends have emerged.

How a time of panic buying could yet bring us together

As the coronavirus crisis develops, experts expect more people will be sharing food and groceries.

Woolworths introduces extra measures to support elderly and people with disability amid COVID-19 panic

Coles CEO Steven Cain enforces further product limits and suspends change of mind refunds.

Coles enforces single pack limit on toilet paper

Two women have been charged after a fight over toilet paper broke out at a Woolworths store on Saturday morning.

Virus fears fuel online grocery sales as supermarkets enforce further product restrictions

Woolworths CEO Brad Banducci address “unusual and challenging times” as supermarket enforces purchase limitations on rice and hand sanitiser.