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‘They’re going to have to trade off margin for customer satisfaction’: Major retailers prepare for holiday stockouts

Analysts predict further breakdown in U.S. supply chain logistics as the Delta variant shuts down overseas factories and holiday consumer demand threatens to overwhelm an already ailing supply chain. To get ahead and avoid holiday stockouts, major retailers are placing bigger product orders with vendors earlier. In the most extreme cases, some retailers are even chartering their own cargo ships. 

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