WATCH — What the supply chain crunch means for your holiday wishlist
Shopping this holiday season could be more difficult
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Black Friday has just passed and it can be a very busy time for shoppers looking to knock items off holiday wish lists.
But, if you’ve been doing any shopping lately, you might have noticed that certain items are hard to find, or may take a lot longer to get to you.
That’s because we’re in the middle of a global supply chain crisis.
It’s making it harder to produce, ship, and deliver products to stores.
So, what is the global supply chain? Why is it in crisis?
And what does that mean for people hoping to buy popular items, such as video game consoles, electronics and other toys?
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