Global supply chain crisis impacts Memphians’ Christmas shopping

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 26, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: November 26, 2021 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Shane Waldroup, owner of Memphis vintage store Cotton Row Uniques, said his store has been seeing a shortage in his supplies since Easter. &ldquo;All my fall and Halloween orders were either cut short, canceled, or we didn&rsquo;t get it until like after October 31.&rdquo; </strong>(Ziggy Mack/Special to the Daily Memphian)

Shane Waldroup, owner of Memphis vintage store Cotton Row Uniques, said his store has been seeing a shortage in his supplies since Easter. “All my fall and Halloween orders were either cut short, canceled, or we didn’t get it until like after October 31.” (Ziggy Mack/Special to the Daily Memphian)

The crisis has pushed many shoppers to look early for Christmas gifts and caused headaches for retailers big and small.

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Frida Qi

Frida Qi

Frida Qi is a general assignment reporter who writes a variety of news and features. She previously interned or worked part time at Reuters, Investigative Reporters and Editors, CalMatters, Columbia Missourian, SupChina, and other news organizations. She has a master’s degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri, and is a fan of cooking, tennis and traveling. 


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