Are there 99 Empty Bottles of booze in your trash? Welcome day-drinking during the pandemic, boozy zoom calls and Betty Ford. Thanks to the pandemic, you’re not alone if you’re drinking more.
Drinking and smoking marijuana are up thanks to the mental woes of the pandemic. The groovy infographic below shows that whisky sales went up 30% and marijuana sales went up 67% in 2020 compared to 2019.
For more fun facts, check out what else went up in during the pandemic at the end of this post.
What’s Up Doc? Other than Empty Bottles of Booze
Beyond the bottles of boooze being sold and consumed, other sales are up thanks to the pandemic. Skim this list to learn some positive spikes due to the pandemic.
Fighting over the last roll of toilet paper on the shelf is demeaning so life hackers bought bidets. Brondell is “selling a bidet on Amazon every two minutes, or about 1,000 units per day, according to a report by Business Insider.
SEWING MACHINES & FACE MASKS:
Etsy ( ) said as many as 110,000 sellers have sold a total of 29 million face masks worth $346 million.
Tacony Corp., in St. Louis, Missouri is a wholesale supplier of Baby Lock sewing machines, saw sewing machine sales jump five to eight times last April.
While a $15 billion U.S. industry was practically wiped out last year because of shuttered indoor theatres, outdoor theatres boomed on the weekends.
Showboat Drive-In Theater in Hockley, Texas, saw a 40% increase in sales revenue two weeks ago, and a 95% increase this past week, showing the same movies: Disney and Pixar’s “Onward,” and the Universal Pictures horror film “The Invisible Man,” according to owner Andrew Thomas in an interview with CNN.
According to the Samantha Morton, Humane Society Director, “Shelter euthanasia is down 43% because of decreased intake. The community adoption rate for pets is up from 64% last year. ME-Wow.
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