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.
Almost all the formula bought in the U.S. is made domestically, and imports face multiple barriers.
Target, Walmart and Home Depot told investors they have more than adequate inventory to weather the holidays.
Shipping delays, reduced printing capacity and a paper shortage plague publishers and retailers as holiday shopping gets underway.
For some businesses, the answer is no, but it depends on the value of the product in question.
Exports are delayed for key crops like walnuts, many of which are grown for overseas customers.
The pandemic and global supply chain backlog has transformed the relationship between retailers and supply chain companies.
Do you wait? Change your plans? Buy something else?