Nike Inc. doesn’t have sufficient sneakers to promote for the vacations. Costco Wholesale Corp. is reimposing limits on paper towel purchases. Costs for synthetic Christmas bushes have jumped 25% this season.
Regardless of mounting delivery delays and cargo backlogs, the busiest U.S. port complicated shuts its gates for hours on most days and stays closed on Sundays. In the meantime, main ports in Asia and Europe have operated round the clock for years.