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Covid19 Price Hikes Part 1: 10 Products in the US Market

Covid19 Price Hikes Part 1: 10 Products in the US Market

May 19, 2020

In mid-march, the COVID-19 pandemic set off a wave of panic buying and hoarding in the US market. Supply shortages combined with unusual demand for certain products led to massive increases in their prices.

Since then, governments, online marketplaces, and manufacturers have been working hand in hand to combat price gouging in order to protect vulnerable citizens in times of financial difficulty.

Nevertheless, while our engine was monitoring the products our customers were tracking we spotted these ten massive price changes that blew our minds and we wanted to share them with you.

#10 Advantage 200 Respirator

Medical face masks had sold out faster than a speeding bullet, followed by a surge in demand for these safety masks that are originally designed to protect workers against gases, mist, and fumes.

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#9 1 Pair BF203 Filter Adapter Effect Is Equivalent to 3M 603

Naturally, the surge in safety respirator sales brings a spike in demand for mask filters and a subsequent price increase.

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#8 Christmas Pattern Roll Paper Interesting Toilet Paper Table Kitchen Paper Gift

Many sellers ran out of stock due to the unusual spike in demand for toilet papers.

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#7 North 5500 Series Respirator Half Mask Assembly

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#6 Charmin Ultra Strong Toilet Paper 9 Mega Roll

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#5 Just Married Bath Tissue Toilet Paper Roll

Newlyweds celebrating in interesting ways…

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#4 Biofresh Day Cream Royal Rose 50ml Face Cream With Rose & Argan Oil

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#3 Panda Ultra Premium Toilet Tissue White (4 Roll)

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#2 3M Medium High Efficiency Respirator

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#1 Premier Royal – Toilet Tissue

Finally, the royal tissue that comes with a royal price tag.

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Which price hikes caught your eye? How do you think COVID-19 impacted online prices?

Let us know what you think!



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