On Friday, September 24, 2021 at 10:19:18 PM UTC-4, RichA wrote:
> Nike....How could they possibly produce a SHOE in the U.S. and sell for under $200? Or $300? No, they need Chinese slave labour to produce items consisting of 6-8 ounces of molded plastic...However, a container from China that cost $1300 to ship one year ago just hit $22,000. Shippers LOVE this situation. Bright side? Thanks to TRUMP initiatives, 40% of all furniture sold in the U.S. is now MADE in the U.S.
> US sportswear giant Nike and US retail giant Costco both say they are facing product shortages and delays due to global supply chain problems.
> Nike said production and delivery of its shoes would impacted until next spring, as it struggles with shipping issues and a worker shortage in Asia.
> Meanwhile, Costco has re-imposed limits on items like toilet paper.
> It says customers are stockpiling again amid Covid fears, but it is also struggling to ship goods to its shops.
I bought another case of these this week at auction:
Only a 12 pack, but each roll is large enough to use as a weapon of self-defense if you are ever mugged on the toilet.
And if push comes-to-shove, I can always use the TP to barter for a new pair of Nikes!
(mime been stockpiling all summer)