Stores and manufacturers are slimming down product selection in response to shopper behavior.
It's a sign Americans held back on spending during the start of the holiday shopping season.
They're trying to make a profit selling less stuff, but holding the line on prices.
But overall retail sales in China for the year are still down significantly due to the pandemic.
People are still shopping — just for different stuff.
Nonessential businesses across England are opening their doors to shoppers for the first time since March.
From empty shelves, to "help wanted" signs, listeners chime in about what they're seeing at the store.
Buying in bulk and the variety are some of the reasons, said consumers.