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Some retailers proactively put purchase limits in place in an effort to help ensure that all customers could have access to high-demand products.

Retailers rethink supply in high-demand general merchandise products

Supermarkets are better prepared in categories like cleaning supplies and paper goods

Concern about the ongoing spread of COVID-19 is far from over, but the panic buying of many cleaning and other nonfood products that strained the supply chain last spring seems to have subsided.

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