Supply Chain Issues
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8 months ago

Costco gold bars are selling out

"They're typically gone within a few hours," a Costco executive said.
8 months ago
Shoppers outside a Costco store in New York, May 20, 2023.
1 year ago

Supply chain concerns after I-95 collapse

The American Trucking Association says the disruptions are "likely to have significant impacts" as commercial trucks are forced to take lengthy detours. ABC News’ Rhiannon Ally explains.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Supply chain concerns after I-95 collapse
2 years ago

Looming railway strike could cripple US supply chain

If roughly 60,000 rail workers vote to strike this Friday, store shelves could run empty and prices on many of our basic necessities would soar, experts said.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Looming railway strike could cripple US supply chain
2 years ago

Hershey warns of possible Halloween and holiday candy shortage

Hershey has added production, but global supply chain issues have hit the company hard.
2 years ago
Hershey Co. brand Halloween candy is displayed inside a pumpkin-themed treat bucket in Tiskilwa, Illinois, Sept. 20, 2020.
2 years ago

Millions living in ‘food deserts’ struggle to feed their families

Lack of access to a grocery store impacts about 17 million Americans, according to the USDA.
2 years ago
Katrina Moseley says she depends on two different bus lines, taxis and relatives to pick her up for grocery runs to feed her family of four.
2 years ago

190,000 pounds of baby formula lands in US

Bubs Australia struck a deal with American grocery chains Kroger Co. and Albertsons Companies to import the formula under the fourth flight of Operation Fly Formula.
2 years ago
Pallets of boxes of Bubs baby formula are loaded into a cargo plane at Melbourne Airport in Melbourne, Australia, June 12, 2022.
2 years ago

Transportation labor federation president reacts to supply chain issues

Greg Regan, the president of one of the largest rail worker unions in the country, said supply chain issues have been around since well before the pandemic and may get worse.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Rail union president reacts to supply chain issues
2 years ago

Concerns arise over America’s supply chain

The rise in COVID-19 cases and strict lockdowns in parts of China could have noticeable effects on consumers.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Concerns arise over America’s supply chain
2 years ago

Baby formula shortage sends some new parents into panic

Nearly 30% of popular formula brands may be sold out at stores across the country, according to a firm that tracks what's stocked on the shelves.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Baby formula shortage sends some new parents into panic
2 years ago

Supply shortage causes car rental crunch for spring breakers

Experts say global vehicle supply shortages are still affecting car rental companies and although the situation is improving, it likely won’t be fully resolved until later this year or early 2023.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Supply shortage causes car rental crunch for spring breakers
2 years ago

Americans experience ripple effect of financial squeeze

Several factors have led to increases in prices, such as the pandemic and the crisis in Ukraine.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Americans experience ripple effect of financial squeeze
2 years ago

Semiconductor chip shortage affecting vehicle production

ABC News’ Kenneth Moton reports from the Washington Auto Show, which is showcasing many electric vehicles this year despite the global shortage of the chips they rely on to fully function.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Semiconductor chip shortage affecting vehicle production
2 years ago

Why Americans should care about the global chip shortage as it upends the economy

"It is both an economic and national security imperative to solve this crisis."
2 years ago
An image of a semiconductor chip at the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) Museum of Innovation in Hsinchu, Taiwan on Jan. 11, 2022. TSMC reported a sixth straight quarter of record sales, buoyed by unrelenting demand by Apple Inc. and other customers for chips produced by the worlds largest foundry.
2 years ago

Why are prices going higher and higher?

Wall Street is now suffering losses that are impacting the retirement savings of millions.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Why are prices going higher and higher?
2 years ago

Americans seeing empty shelves at grocery stores

From COVID-19 to the weather, one expert called current conditions “the perfect storm” for supply issues.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Americans seeing empty shelves at grocery stores
2 years ago

John D. Porcari gives updates on the supply chain issues

John D. Porcari, the port envoy to the Biden-Harris Administration Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force comments on the current supply chain issues.
2 years ago
John D. Porcari, the port envoy to the Biden-Harris Administration Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force comments on the current supply chain issues.
2 years ago

Supply chain crisis impacting commercial workers income, mental health

The President of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, Marc Perrone talks about how supply chain issues impact workers' mental health and income across the U.S.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Supply chain crisis impacting commercial workers income, mental health
2 years ago

Shipping companies work overtime to meet holiday demands

Find out what the absolute deadline is to get your packages ordered and delivered on time at a reasonable price.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Shipping companies work overtime to meet holiday demands
2 years ago

Lawmakers propose bipartisan committee on supply chain issues

The proposed committee would have an equal number of members from both sides of the aisle.
2 years ago
A truck arrives to pick up a shipping container near vessels moored at Maersk APM Terminals Pacific at the Port of Los Angeles, on Nov. 30, 2021.
2 years ago

Social spending plan will help ease pain from record-breaking inflation: White House

President Joe Biden has weighed in on the Department of Labor report out Friday that shows the consumer price index climbed at its fastest rate in nearly 40 years.
2 years ago
President Joe Biden delivers closing remarks with leaders from democratic nations at the State Department's virtual Summit for Democracy, in a speech at the White House in Washington, D.C., Dec. 10, 2021.
2 years ago

Inflation hits 39-year high as consumer prices continue to climb

The latest government inflation data was released on Friday.
2 years ago
Customers shop at the Trader Joe's Upper East Side Bridgemarket grocery store in New York, Dec. 2, 2021.
2 years ago

Beverages, especially cans, in short supply due to lack of materials, global demand

Experts weigh in on the lack of aluminum and other supply chain issues.
2 years ago
In this May 9, 2020 file photo shoppers at the City Market select beer from a supermarket cooler  in South Burlington, Vt.
2 years ago

Fewer bottles and cans leading to beverage shortages as holidays near

In a story first reported by the Washington Post, major supply chain issues are affecting such products as soda, water and alcohol.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Fewer bottles and cans leading to beverage shortages as holidays near
2 years ago

Cream cheese shortage

The latest supply chain shortage might hit too close to home. ABC News’ Will Ganss explains.
2 years ago
VIDEO:  Cream cheese shortage
2 years ago

How to beat inflation as you shop for the holidays

With sky-high price tags on so many popular items, ABC News' business correspondent Rebecca Jarvis shares tips on how to stretch your money and save while shopping.
2 years ago
VIDEO: How to beat inflation as you shop for the holidays
2 years ago

How the supply chain crisis is affecting your Christmas list

Desperate parents are turning to bots to get shopping done in time for Christmas.
2 years ago
VIDEO: How the supply chain crisis is affecting your Christmas list
2 years ago

Experts are warning of possible shortage and delays on many items

Dec. 15 is the last day for retail ground shipping for the post office, UPS and FedEx.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Experts are warning of possible shortage and delays on many items
2 years ago

Hundreds of thousands of empty cargo containers snarling supply chain

Mario Cordero, the executive director of the Port of Long Beach, on the thousands of empty cargo containers impacting supplies.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Hundreds of thousands of empty cargo containers snarling supply chain
2 years ago

Black Friday is here as supply-chain issues linger

Best Buy's CEO Corie Barry tells us what to expect this holiday shopping season and how the company is keeping shelves stocked.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Black Friday is here as problems with supply chain continue
2 years ago

Will supply chain issues affect Cyber Monday?

Millions of consumers prepare to take to the web in search of good deals.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Will supply chain issues affect Cyber Monday?
2 years ago

Walmart CEO optimistic about holiday inventory, thoughts on FTC supply chain probe

Walmart CEO John Furner says the retailer is positioned with inventory to keep up with trends this holiday season.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Walmart CEO speaks about holiday shopping, inflation, supply chain and prices
2 years ago

Walmart CEO speaks about holiday shopping, inflation, supply chain and prices

CEO John Furner speaks to "GMA" about current concerns, including the company's ability to keep things in stock in stores and online.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Walmart CEO speaks about holiday shopping, inflation, supply chain and prices
2 years ago

Blockbuster Cyber Monday sales despite supply-chain issues

Consumers on Monday spent $7.1 billion, or about $6.5 million per minute, according to Adobe, which projected it to be the season's biggest online shopping day.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Blockbuster Cyber Monday sales despite supply-chain issues
2 years ago

FTC launching probe into supply chain disruptions

Walmart's CEO said shelves are stocked because of plans that started a year ago.
2 years ago
Shipping containers are stacked on container ships at the Port of Los Angeles on Nov. 24, 2021 in San Pedro, Calif.
2 years ago

Major retailers part of FTC supply chain investigation

The agency is looking to determine if supply chain disruptions have led to certain bottlenecks, anti-competitive practices and higher prices for consumers.
2 years ago
The agency is looking to determine if supply chain disruptions have led to certain bottlenecks, anti-competitive practices and higher prices for consumers.
2 years ago

Christmas trees could be harder to find this year

Issues like climate change and wildfires, combined with supply chain and labor shortages, have impacted the holiday tree market, pushing up prices for consumers.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Christmas trees could be harder to find this year
2 years ago

Macy’s CEO weighs in on Black Friday and supply-chain issues

Macy’s Chairman and CEO Jeff Gennette speaks with “GMA” about Black Friday, the impact of the pandemic and teases this season’s hottest items.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Macy’s CEO weighs in on Black Friday and supply-chain issues
2 years ago

Unpacking nation’s food supply issues this holiday season

Leslie Sarasin, the president and CEO of the Food Industry Association, discusses which products’ prices have increased the most and how long that may last.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Unpacking nation’s food supply issues this holiday season
2 years ago

Kroger CEO talks supply chain shortages

With Thanksgiving less than 24 hours away, Rodney McMullen discusses where his company is experiencing supply issues and how his grocery chain is dealing with price hikes.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Kroger CEO talks supply chain shortages
3 years ago

Inflation, supply chain issues add to Americans' struggles this Thanksgiving

Martha Raddatz reports on the effects of inflation from Kansas City.
3 years ago
A customer checks out at a grocery store in San Francisco, Nov. 11, 2021.
3 years ago

Supply chain bottlenecks create expensive Thanksgiving meal

Along with inflation, supply chain bottlenecks could raise the price of Thanksgiving dinner nearly 14%. Also, as millions are set to travel, the U.S. sees its highest gas prices in years.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Supply chain bottlenecks create expensive Thanksgiving meal
3 years ago

How major retailers are sidestepping supply chain issues to meet holiday demand

With the holiday shopping season around the corner, major retailers are saying they’re ready for American shoppers.
3 years ago
With the holiday shopping season around the corner, major retailers are saying they’re ready for American shoppers.
3 years ago

How large retailers are avoiding supply chain woes

"The holiday season is here, and we're ready," Walmart's CEO said.
3 years ago
Shipping containers and trucks are seen inside the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, Calif., Nov. 17, 2021.
3 years ago

Food insecurity in America

Clair Babineaux-Fontenot, CEO of Feeding America discusses the supply chain crisis’ effect on the nation’s food banks.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Food insecurity in America
3 years ago

Explaining the supply-chain problem at the ports

Bill Doyle, executive director of the Maryland Port Administration, talks about President Joe Biden's $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Explaining the supply-chain problem at the ports
3 years ago

Supply chain crisis widens

Federal reserve officials are warning the cost of all types of goods could continue to rise for several more months. ABC’s Mona Kosar Abdi reports.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Supply chain crisis widens
3 years ago

WH economic director acknowledges inflation, says Biden bills will bring it down

Brian Deese appeared on ABC's "This Week" Sunday.
3 years ago
Director of the National Economic Council Brian Deese speaks on rising food prices at a press briefing at the White House, Sept. 8, 2021.
3 years ago

What to know about product availability for Thanksgiving

President and CEO of Del Monte Foods, Greg Longstreet, offers tips and advice.
3 years ago
VIDEO: What to know about product availability for Thanksgiving
3 years ago

Gas prices rise amid inflation

The price of gas increased more than 6% over the last month and is up nearly 50% over the past year.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Gas prices rise amid inflation
3 years ago

Ocean Spray CEO Tom Hayes weighs in on looming cranberry sauce shortage

As inflation skyrockets in the U.S., here’s what it could mean for your Thanksgiving dinner.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Ocean Spray CEO Tom Hayes weighs in on looming cranberry sauce shortage