From petrol pumps to beer taps - it’s time to panic buy

AMID the misery of massive queues for the petrol forecourt and “sold out” signs at many stations, at least one retailer has kept a sense of humour – and marketing initiative. Eager to cash in on the panic buying frenzy sweeping the nation, The Lounge in Chislehurst, Kent, responded with this cheeky advert for its beer. It reminds The Capitalist of an equally catchy butcher’s slogan years ago as Watership Down was released. “You’ve read the book, you’ve seen the try our pies,” it urged.