Today Is Cinco De Mayo & Guess What Folks Have Been Stocking Up On
Today is Cinco de Mayo. And sure, most of the bars in the country are closed but don't worry. People are going to be celebrating anyways.
I went by the grocery store on my way home and so many people had all the fixings for a Mexican themed meal, so they were shopping today for the food, but on the other hand and this according to Nielsen data, which was reported on Marketwatch, lots of Americans have been stocking up on Tequila in this time leading up to Cinco de Mayo.
For the past four weeks, tequila has been the top-selling liquor in the country, and sales have gone up 54.2%.
Oh, and alcohol sales are up 24.4% over the past seven weeks compared to the same seven-week stretch one year ago.