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The COVID Bulge

from The Wall Street Journal

The Covid 15: Lockdowns Are Lifting, and Our Clothes Don’t Fit

Apparel shoppers upsize after putting on weight in quarantine, boosting sales—and returns; ‘Holy moly, I gained 11 pounds’ 

By Suzanne Kapner

Amanda Ponzar knew she had gained weight from all her baking while sheltering at home in Alexandria, Va., but she hadn’t realized how much until she ordered shorts online from Walmart Inc.

They had an elastic waist but were still too tight. “You need smaller thighs to wear those,” her 12-year-old son told her.

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Posted on June 25, 2020 by Editor

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