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Supply chains are still disrupted, corporate economists report

Jul 25, 2022
A record-high percentage of firms are facing supply shortages, the National Association for Business Economics found, and most are passing cost increases om to customers.
There are more new cars available to consumers, but it's more because of slowing demand than easing supply chain issues.
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A supply chain improvement industry is rising from the pandemic

Jan 11, 2022
From new startups valued in the billions to old legacy companies, the business of supply chain visibility is booming.
"The future of supply chains really is this visibility, it's being able to know where your goods are at all times, what your suppliers are planning," says Eric Oak, a senior trade analyst with S&P Global Market Intelligence. Above, an aerial view of shipping containers.
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Distressed retailers play "hot potato" with landlords and suppliers

May 28, 2020
Everyone is trying to pass the economic pan to someone else.
A "closed" sign on the Victoria's Secret shop in Herald Square.
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