The nonprofits faced higher demand through the pandemic. Now, with food costs rising, their resources are stretched even further.
R.G. Lamar of Stuckey's Corp. bought pecan-shelling and candymaking facilities in rural Georgia. There's demand, but not enough workers.
Some containers have been sitting in storage for years. Experts say the problem has more to do with moving them to the right places than increasing the number in circulation.
At the root of many of construction sector woes is the spread of the delta variant.
Schools are struggling to find workers to serve children, and they are receiving fewer menu items from distributors and manufacturers.
Attacks on businesses and corporations have ramped up this year. They can have a lasting effect on people and the economy.
Fireworks are more expensive because of supply chain issues. And in many parts of the dry West they're banned.
Retailers have been scrambling to build up inventory — and deals have been disappearing quickly as inventory sells out.
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.