• A US toymaker says it's prepping for a 'huge' January as shoppers cash in gift cards for products that didn't make it onto shelves before Christmas

    1 day ago - By Business Insider

    Retailers are scrambling to stock shelves in time for Christmas. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images
    Supply chain delays are boosting sales of gift cards because some presents remain out of stock.
    Some people will hold on to their gift cards until shelves are restocked and they can buy what they really want.
    One seller is prepping for a "huge" January because of this.
    Toymakers and other manufacturers around the world are scrambling to get products on shelves in time for the holidays but ongoing supply chain delays and pile-ups in ports mean some of these items won't arrive in time. So some...
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  • Oh Christmas tree, not you, too: Supply-chain problems come to the fir trade

    1 day ago - By Washington Post

    Christmas trees, live and fake, are being needled by the same supply-chain issues affecting everything else.
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