They're already placing orders for the 2021 holiday season, but some things are easier to buy well ahead of time than others.
While delays and shortages could be just short-term disruptions, tariffs, which also push up prices, are expected to remain.
"Marketplace" host Kai Ryssdal checks in with Austin Golding, president of Golding Barge Line.
Bikes and parts could cost 15% to 25% more — if there's even inventory to sell, that is.
Ford has a lot riding on the new Bronco, returning after 25 years off the market.
With COVID and trade barriers limiting supply, her inventory is worth more but replacing it isn't simple.
Needing to store the vaccine at a temperature range outside the norm adds just one more layer of complexity to the logistical challenge.
Lockdowns put the brakes on production in Asia while boosting demand for use in exercise and commuting.
Cranking up the global manufacturing machine is not just about China.