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  • You might not get your 2021 holiday packages in time—even if you start shopping now

    Fast Company - 10/05/2021

    “As we get closer to the holiday season, it’ll be exacerbated,” explains Nada Sanders, a supply chain professor at Northeastern University. “Retailers are suffering, because they’re desperately trying to figure out what is consumer demand, what is hot, and will they be more brick-and-mortar? That plays into how much I stock the shelves versus online. It’s a messy plate of spaghetti that will only get messier. Consumers say, ‘I want and I want’ . . . We’ve seen, pre-COVID, people getting in fights in Walmart for an item.”

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