Australia has experienced plenty of supermarket shortages since the COVID pandemic began. The emerging crisis now is a bit different. In 2020 and 2021, empty shelves were due to spikes in demand, as shoppers responded to lockdowns by buying more toilet paper, pasta and other consumables. This disrupted the usual rhythms of predictable supply chains.…
Aldi has announced it’s joining Coles and Woolworths to curb panic buyers hoarding essential supplies during the coronavirus outbreak.