UK toy chain warns of reduced choice at Christmas because of supply disruption | Retail industry

[ad_1] There will be a reduced choice of toys in stores this Christmas, and prices are expected to rise by 10% over 18 months because of supply chain disruption, labour shortages and higher transport costs, the chairman of the retailer The Entertainer has warned. Gary Grant, the founder of the family-run toy store chain, which … Read more

Iceland and Tesco warn of Christmas shortages from HGV driver crisis – business live | Business

[ad_1] “We are very short of drivers, it’s a combination of many EU drivers having decided to go home and also the ageing age-profile. “I think certainly Brexit has been a contributor to that but also improving economies, higher wages in some of the countries that they’ve come from historically, have also led to that … Read more