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Print plays a vital role in government messaging about panic buying


This morning, all the major supermarkets have released statements about measures they are taking to provide a safe service for the elderly and vulnerable and to stave the flow of panic buying that has become the norm over the last 7 days. We think we have come so far in the last 80 years but in fact one thing you can’t change is human nature.

The printed poster below was called the Squanderbug and was created by an employee of the National Savings Committee during the Second World War. The cartoon bug appeared in press adverts and poster campaigns as a menace who encouraged shoppers to waste money by stockpiling food and supplies rather than saving their money and investing it in the war effort.

This message is equally as important for us today. Speaking with supermarket employees late last night the food is there but the demand is greater than they can cope with and unlike Christmas where they experience similar demand, supermarkets and their suppliers could not prepare for the affect that the Coronvirus (Covid 19) has had.

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‘Back to work’ personal protective equipment

Prepare your business today with our “back to work” Colyer Care products. We supply a range of affordable, quality, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for your needs in our webstore.

Gloves, an essential part of the barrier to spreading infection. Buy disposable gloves for you or your staff on our webstore.

Find our full range of anti-bacterial products in our webstore. The range includes hand sanitiser, hand soap, wipes and other cleaning products.

With the social distance reduced to 1 metre and compulsory rules applying on public transport and in shops, face masks are more important than ever. Buy your masks online today.

Our Colyer Care brand supplies wall panels, screens, desk dividers, hand sanitising stations and safety signage in various types, shapes and sizes. We’re here to advise you so you can make the right purchase for your needs.

Find out more on 01483 596 200 or email enquiries@repropoint.com.

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