At the end of March, six containers of toilet paper in stock were exhausted within a week. This amount is normally equivalent to our quarterly stock. But within a week, we reset all this. Now stocks and shelves are full of toilet paper.
In the times when the coronavirus epidemic spread rapidly in the UK, the images of people who bought toilet paper loaded from supermarkets became the symbol of the “panic exchange” and changing consumption habits of this period.
While consumer demand and consumption habits have changed rapidly in this period, measures taken to control the virus have caused different problems on the production and supply side.
Britain’s time to reach a commodity produced in Turkey takes about three weeks under normal circumstances. However, recently this period has been up to eight weeks.