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Technology Need toilet paper? Here's how to get in-stock alerts for items like Clorox wipes

14:50  05 april  2020
14:50  05 april  2020 Source:   cnet.com

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  Hong Kong gang steals hundreds of toilet rolls Toilet rolls have become hot property in the city due to a shortage from coronavirus panic-buying.Toilet rolls are currently in short supply in Hong Kong due to shortages caused by panic-buying during the coronavirus outbreak.

Read on to set up product alerts and get notifications in your email. The category is called Coronavirus Related Trackers and will show you items such as hand sanitizers You can see where to find essentials like toilet paper , hand sanitizer and soap, tissues , paper towels, cleaning wipes

For items that are now in shorter supply, such as hand sanitizer, plenty of substitutes exist such as We have plenty of toilet paper to go around," said Per Hong, a senior partner in the strategic "Those supplies will be fully restocked and my ability to go to the store to get those supplies isn't going to go

You've made several trips to the store this week, hoping to find toilet paper and disinfectant spray, but have only found empty shelves. You've even shopped online to see if you'd have any luck, but to no avail. Stores are fast selling out of supplies such as disinfectant sprays and wipes, as people stock up to wait out quarantines due to the novel coronavirus. So how do you know when those products are in again? You set an alert with the store.

Try checking online if the store is out of supplies you need. Shara Tibken/CNET © Provided by CNET Try checking online if the store is out of supplies you need. Shara Tibken/CNET Looking for toilet paper? You're not the only one.  © Shara Tibken/CNET

Looking for toilet paper? You're not the only one.

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Empty toilet paper shelves have become a familiar sight at stores like this Costco in Teterboro, N.J., during the coronavirus pandemic. Credit Seth Wenig/Associated Press.

Free Toilet Paper & Wipes in stock alert sign up. Choose from any of up to 3 in stock alert options to receive free alerts when NowInStock.net finds stock available for Toilet Paper & Wipes . We have hit critical mass on our own internal in stock alert system for this particular item .

Or at least, you try to. At the moment, very few retailers provide an option to set up notifications when products are back in stock. It may be that stores are mostly selling these products in person, or just because the run on certain items has caused a temporary disruption in their usual delivery and supply.

We were able to find a few stores that'll let you know when items are back on shelves -- and many more that don't. Read on to set up product alerts and get notifications in your email.

a screenshot of a cell phone: Stores like Walmart let you sign up for in-stock alerts. Screenshot by Katie Conner/CNET © Provided by CNET Stores like Walmart let you sign up for in-stock alerts. Screenshot by Katie Conner/CNET

Walmart

If a product, like Lysol spray, isn't available on Walmart.com, you'll see a note on the page that says Out of stock. Click the button next to it that says Get In-Stock Alert and enter your email address to be notified when Walmart receives a shipment.

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CoinMarketCap' s Toilet Paper Token is a digital asset that aims to rescue humanity from a toilet paper shortage in the time of Corona Virus (COVID-19). Throughout the years, rocks, corn cobs and pieces of wood were utilized, while softer solutions, like communal sponges were used by the ancient Romans.

Get Your FREE Urban Homesteading Checklist! Paper is probably the first thing you look for when you find yourself in a comprising bathroom situation. For the most comfortable paper wipes , try newspaper . Odds are, there are some cotton balls or pads in those kits which are a godsend when you need to wipe .

Target

When Target runs out of a product on its website, you can press a button that says Notify me when it's back. Not every product will have that option, or at least that's what I found when I checked. Target's help page says, "Exclusions may apply for high demand or limited items," so the notification feature might not extend to products such as toilet paper and disinfectants.

B&H

If you're looking to install a security camera or need a laptop to work from home, B&H still has stock. But if the security cam or laptop you want is on back order, you can set an alert by clicking Request Stock Alert on the page and entering your email address. Then select Let Me Know.

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Websites that help you find in-stock products

A website called NowInStock.net lets you see which stores have stock available for immediate purchase or preorder. The category is called Coronavirus Related Trackers and will show you items such as hand sanitizers, household cleaning products, toilet paper, thermometers and more. While it appears right now that most of the options are out of stock, the website's tracker updates every minute.

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Instead of wiping your counters down with paper towels each time you make a mess, use a sponge. Now that you've found a way to stretch your paper towel supply, here ' s how to get in - stock alerts for hard-to-find items like Clorox wipes , 9 tips for grocery shopping during the coronavirus pandemic

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Another site, Supply Finder, checks inventory from Amazon, Target and Walmart to help you find items in stock. You can see where to find essentials like toilet paper, hand sanitizer and soap, tissues, paper towels, cleaning wipes, disposable gloves and more.

Stores that don't have in-stock alerts

These popular stores either didn't have the option to receive in-stock alerts, the products are available in-store only or the company says it doesn't know when the product will be restocked.

  • Ace Hardware
  • Amazon
  • Bed, Bath and Beyond
  • Best Buy
  • Big Lots
  • Costco
  • CVS
  • Dollar General
  • Home Depot
  • Kroger
  • Lowe's
  • Meijer
  • Sam's Club
  • Walgreens

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Coronavirus: armed robbery of toilet paper in Hong Kong, a rare commodity .
© REUTERS / Tyrone Siu People wearing masks pass by a stock of toilet paper rolls in Hong Kong, China, on 8 February 2020. Since the rush for this basic product, there is fear of a shortage. In the midst of the coronavirus epidemic, part of the Hong Kong population panicked and rushed not only on rice, but also on tissues and toilet paper. It is so in demand that the police are looking for the thieves of a truck that was full of them.

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