No need to panic buy, relief is coming, say supermarket chains

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Pinetown resident Solly Ngcobo leaves a shop with a trolley full of bread. He said he hasn’t been able to buy bread for days and was stocking up in case there was another shortage.
Pinetown resident Solly Ngcobo leaves a shop with a trolley full of bread. He said he hasn’t been able to buy bread for days and was stocking up in case there was another shortage.

Don’t panic buy because relief is on its way.

That’s the message from supermarket chains to shoppers worried that their local retailers will soon run out of stock.

Pieter Boone, the group chief executive officer of Pick n Pay, said: “We want to assure customers and communities that our Pick n Pay and Boxer teams are working flat-out to bring essential supplies from Gauteng and the Western Cape into the affected areas.

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