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Early birds grab the goods

American consumers are shopping earlier for the holidays this year. While some consumers are looking to do “something fun right now,” the majority of consumers are worried about availability, shipping delays, and unexpected challenges from COVID-19.

US consumers plan to shop earlier because of supply-chain issues and unexpected COVID-19 challenges.
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To read the article, see “US holiday shopping 2021: Strong demand meets big challenges,” November 2, 2021.