The delays come as it’s estimated Americans will spend a record number on Halloween this year. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The National Retail Federation expects shoppers will spend a record $10 billion on Halloween this year, but a nationwide truck driver shortage and backups at shipping ports made some costumes and decorations slow to reach stores.
Director of the Oregon Department of Education Colt Gill talks about school quarantine challenges due to COVID-19 exposures, during an online press conference, Sept. 28, 2021. Screenshot via YouTube / OPB Schools have opened, and stayed open, this fall, even with COVID-19 still sickening people in Oregon communities. But COVID-19 is affecting schools too, including
Hospitality industry hit hard by worker shortage The hospitality industry is facing a labor shortage as many companies can’t find workers to staff jobs. LOS ANGELES – With Halloween just over a week away, things could start looking a bit scarier in stores. There’s more than just a shortage of Halloween supplies in stores across
(CNN) — Covid continues to loom over the US economy, but economic activity is nonetheless inching closer to its pre-pandemic strength, helped in large part by people returning to their offices. The biggest problem putting a damper on early celebrations: the ongoing supply chain crisis. READ MORE: Baltimore County Will Only Pick Up Paper Bags
From Chicago Sky championship gear to youth football helmets, pandemic-related effects are continuing to wreak havoc on supply chains more than 18 months after COVID-19 first flipped the sports world upside down. Tuesday, it was Upper Deck’s turn to bear bad news. The card company announced that it was canceling the releases of two of
The logo of carmaker Renault is seen at a dealership in Paris, France, August 15, 2021. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier MILAN, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Automakers have a lot of data they can share with suppliers, logistic partners and governments to help reduce supply-chain disruptions, Renault (RENA.PA) alliance group’s VP of supply chain, Jean-Francois Salles, said on
The logo of Swiss elevator maker Schindler is seen during the annual news conference in Zurich, Switzerland February 14, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo Oct 21 (Reuters) – Swiss elevator and escalator manufacturer Schindler (SCHP.S) reported on Thursday a 0.4% drop in third-quarter net profit year-on-year, citing rising costs and disruptions in global supply chains, and
Formalizes state agencies’ partnership with the Biden-Harris Administration’s efforts to address state, national and global supply chain challenges Directs state agencies to develop longer-term proposals that support port operations and goods movement for consideration in the January 10 Governor’s Budget SACRAMENTO – Amid global disruptions to the goods movement supply chain, Governor Gavin Newsom today
Shipping containers in the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. Kyle Grillot | Bloomberg | Getty Images Retailers and manufacturers are overordering or placing orders too early amid panic over the massive supply chain crisis, and that’s making things much worse, those in the industry told CNBC.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – Some of you out there are asking, where’s my furniture I ordered months ago? Or, why are some of the shelves always empty at the store? Well, it comes down to the current condition of the supply chain. Professor Carol Chavez teaches supply chain management at UK’s Gatton College of Business.