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Jigsaw puzzles in short supply amid COVID-19 pandemic

Jane King joins us on The Morning Show to discuss the growing demand for jigsaw puzzles as more people stay inside, as well as how this is a "make or break" week financially for many Americans, and more.
Jane King joins us on The Morning Show to discuss the growing demand for jigsaw puzzles as more people stay inside, as well as how this is a "make or break" week financially for many Americans, and more.

There’s a shortage of jigsaw puzzles just when we need them most.

Of the top 10 items that shoppers searched for on Amazon last Tuesday, nine were antivirus cleaning supplies or personal hygiene products. No. 7 was “puzzles for adults.”

The Wall Street Journal reports jigsaws were on an upswing even before the coronavirus pandemic.

Still, they are usually ranked between 2,000 and 3,000 among search items.


About the Author:

A Jacksonville native and proud University of North Florida alum, Francine Frazier has been with News4Jax since 2014 after spending nine years at The Florida Times-Union.