Will the pandemic reduce consumer choices forever?

How shrinking aisles today could mean fewer options tomorrow

Jul 01, 2020 | Editorial | Spending trends | Business
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As COVID spreads, our options have shrunk

Closed businesses, snarled supply chains, and stressed customers have resulted in a loss of available choices in nearly every consumer product category — from produce and pet care to alcohol and automobiles. Even Fortune 500 companies have cut down on choices: PepsiCo stopped producing a fifth of its...

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