Do prices increase before “gifting holidays”? Valentine’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Boss’s Day, Halloween and Christmas… these are just some of the many “gifting holidays” that are scattered throughout the year.
Courtesy of COVID-19, two items have become hot commodities: hand sanitiser and face masks.
In this post we’ll take a quick look at the price of hand sanitiser from a range of retailers using data from Trundler.
It’s possible that Dischem will be fined for inflated prices on face masks. Let’s take a look at the data in Trundler to see if this is warranted.
It certainly looks like those prices have increased appreciably in the period prior to lockdown.