STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV) -- While football fans are prepping for the big game this weekend, grocery stores are preparing for the crowds of shoppers.
Grocery stores like Food Lion in Staunton compare this weekend to Thankgiving when it comes to shoppers and sales.
Because of that, Food Lion is stocking up on popular items like chips, avocados, and chicken wings.
Dan Pritchett, the store manager at Food Lion, said he expects this weekend to be one of its busiest.
"Each year seems like it gets bigger. I think more people, especially this winter the way people finally have an opportunity to get together and enjoy themselves with family and friends so I think it's even going to be bigger than before," said Pritchett.
Pritchett said to come early in the day if you are looking to avoid the crowds.
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