- According to data compiled by analytics firm Bump Williams Consulting, beer sales climbed more than 20% between March 8 and April 19.
- Wine sales increased nearly 30%.
- Spirits sales rose nearly 40%
- Hard seltzer sales climbed about 330%.
- Low-cost beers are selling particularly well.
- New at-home behaviors across the United States account for some of the increase but experts note than during stressful periods, alcohol consumption typically goes up.