Consumer How concerned are US consumers about product availability?

US consumers have been stocking up on various products amid concerns over shortages. Different income groups are focused on different categories of items, according to the consumer PulseCheck survey.

31 Mar 2020
  • Middle-income households are more likely to stock up than low- and high-income.
  • Low-income consumers are more concerned about the availability of bathroom products and cleaning supplies.
  • High-income households are relatively more concerned about fresh foods.
  • All groups show relatively little concern about personal care products and beverages.

For which of the following household products are you concerned about availability?

Source: UBS Evidence Lab