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What will be the new Loo roll sell out?

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ivykaty44 Tue 12-May-20 12:21:33

After loo roll sell out came cleaning products and now bikes, cycle shops are selling entire stock of bikes and up to 50 bikes a day rather than 30 bikes a week.

So what will be the next hot product?

I think it could be tents and camping equipment as people decide to stay in UK for cheap holidays away

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HandfulOfFlowers Tue 12-May-20 12:31:05

Walking boots

livingthegoodlife Tue 12-May-20 12:33:53

Sun cream?

IHaveBrilloHair Tue 12-May-20 12:34:34

Paddling pools, garden furniture.

sn0wdr0p4 Tue 12-May-20 12:41:29

Elastic for making face masks is already very difficult to find.

Cuddling57 Tue 12-May-20 12:42:08

Hair dye?!

Poppyismyfavourite Tue 12-May-20 12:46:39

Exercise equipment, toys, technology (entertaining kids and for working from home)

Although I think those are all doing a roaring trade already...

1forsorrow Tue 12-May-20 12:46:47

I've been having shopping delivered or click and collect but today had to go round to surgery to see GP and decided to be a devil and pop into little shop. I haven't been able to get caster sugar with my deliveries but the shop had one little bag left, it was leaking but I was pleased to get it. Flour is also hard to get so maybe it will be anything baking related?

Poppyismyfavourite Tue 12-May-20 12:49:36

Next wave I reckon will be stuff that people need every few months...
home dentistry? Tooth whitening kits etc
Children's clothes - fabric, patterns, sewing machines
Pet grooming

Aroundtheworldin80moves Tue 12-May-20 12:50:15

Sewing machines.
DH ordered one yesterday, and it has a six week delivery estimate.

Aroundtheworldin80moves Tue 12-May-20 12:51:30

Flour stocks improving now after being absent for a few weeks- mills reported it was a bag shortage rather than the actual flour.

SecondStarFromTheRight Tue 12-May-20 12:51:38

Compost and other garden items

imsooverthisdrama Tue 12-May-20 12:52:23

It's very hard to exercise equipment, like kettlebell etc.

MyMagicStars Tue 12-May-20 12:53:15

Elastic and fabric for masks.
Hair dye.
Dental filler is already hard to find.
Tennis balls and garden footballs.
Energy drinks- hard working frontline staff, student exams, kids off school...

NK346f2849X127d8bca260 Tue 12-May-20 12:58:46

Another vote for elastic, my teen ds wants me to sew him some facemasks, fortunatelty after a rumage in my stash boxes i have found several metres of it!

fairydustandpixies Tue 12-May-20 13:08:36

Tape measures? To accurately measure the 2m social distancing when meeting a friend in the park to sunbathe or picnic?! grin

Iamthe1andonlyyyyy Tue 12-May-20 13:09:19

Shovel
Slabs
Cement
Blunt object

TowerRingInferno Tue 12-May-20 13:09:41

Elastic and hairbands

Flythedragons Tue 12-May-20 13:10:45

Hot tubs!!! Inflatable hot tubs! Anyone know where I can get one??

Mawbags Tue 12-May-20 13:30:42

Children’s clothes!!

MinkowskisButterfly Tue 12-May-20 13:36:16

Trampolines - apparently they are selling like hot cakes!

LooksBetterWithAFilter Tue 12-May-20 13:37:23

I work in a pharmacy and we can’t replace hair dye and we can’t get in any dental repair kits.
People have not started buying hair dressing scissors and looking for clippers.
Like a pp friends are looking for a hot tub can’t get one. And garden furniture and gazebos are going out of stock. People are clearly preparing for a summer at home.

TeapotCollection Tue 12-May-20 13:42:47

Hair cutting kits

Dontlickthetrolley Tue 12-May-20 13:47:06

Trampolines are our local issue!

PeartreeProductions Tue 12-May-20 13:47:39

Hairdye, judging by my local Boots shelves last week.

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