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Brexit panic buying could impact Black Friday and Cyber Monday, say researchers

October 4, 2019

Via: TechRadar

It seems we could see a rush on stores well before Black Friday: shoppers are likely to stockpile food and other goods ahead of Britain’s exit from the European Union, according to a survey of managers at logistics and supply chain managers.

According to the survey, commissioned by logistics event manager IMHX, 63% or close to two-thirds of those interviewed expect some kind of rush at the shops.

Brexit is scheduled to happen on October 31, and is almost inevitably going to interfere with the traditional Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas shopping periods if it goes ahead, industry bosses say.

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