Is it already too late for Christmas shopping?


Alexis Powell carries a stack of books to the register at The King’s English Bookshop in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. | Kristin Murphy, Deseret News Supply chain bottlenecks make some goods hard to find Bemoaning the increasingly early arrival of holiday paraphernalia at favorite stores has become an annual grumble for many U.S. shoppers. But there may be ample cause for dropping the attitude and jumping right into the fray this year as ongoing global supply chain issues, combined with critical domestic labor shortages, could lead to a perfect storm of missing out on 2021 holiday wish list items. A survey conducted the first week of October by data analyst firm Morning Consult found about 50% of U.S. shoppers had launched early...

Is it already too late for Christmas shopping?

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