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Amazon sees strong demand for pepper spray and Black Lives Matter merchandise as protests rage

Amazon’s Sports and Outdoors category showed pepper spray as the top-selling item, while a rechargeable taser was listed at No.44, illustrating that consumers are buying self-defense items amid protests that have turned violent in some areas of the country.

  1. Amazon sees surging sales of pepper spray, Black Lives Matter merch  CNBC
  2. George Floyd Reverberates Globally: Thousands Protest In Germany, U.K., New Zealand  NPR
  3. ‘Stop making everything about you’: Billie Eilish denounces ‘All Lives Matter’ cause  NBC News
  4. George Floyd death: Liverpool footballers ‘take a knee’  Al Jazeera English
  5. Liverpool, Manchester United players show support for George Floyd protests  Fox News