As FTC takes a close look at supply shortage, Colorado-based company helps consumers navigate the waters – CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4) – Consumers in Colorado and other parts of the country are feeling the effects of supply chain shortages on their wallets. The Federal Trade Commission directs large retailers and wholesalers to provide information that will help better understand chain disruptions. (credit: CBS) Orders are sent to retailers like …

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Supermarkets face shortages of 2 essential grocery items

If you’ve been shopping for groceries at any time over the past few months, you’ve probably encountered this unpleasant trend, to one degree or another. Shortage of some products the store had in abundance, which caused great consternation to the Biden administration. The root cause includes a prolonged supply chain …

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US Equity Futures Outperform Jobs Data, As Biden Tightens Travel Rules As Omicron Spreads; oil rises by 3%

Wall Street Sign Brendan McDermid / Reuters U.S. futures wobbled Friday ahead of monthly employment data, as Omicron’s cases spread. Oil rebounded after OPEC + signaled it was ready to adjust production if the Omicron variant hit demand. The dollar strengthened against various currencies, including the Turkish lira and the …

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FTC investigates supply chain issues causing empty store shelves

FTC investigates supply chain issues causing empty store shelvesGrocery chains have been severely affected during the pandemic. Some have been asked by the FTC to provide data to help them understand the shortage. 1 hour ago COVID-19 in Colorado: Patient returns home after 158 days in hospitalAfter 158 days in …

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The November jobs report is crucial. Look at the labor force participation rate.

Text size Joe Raedle / Getty Images Given Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s recent pivot to a more hawkish stance on inflation, November’s jobs report is even more important than it otherwise would have been. Investors will learn on Friday morning how the labor shortage in the United States has …

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Supply chain grunts for cars on display at a Kansas terminal

KANSAS CITY, Kansas – Just after 5:30 a.m. on a cold November morning, David Heide arrives at the shipping terminal on the industrial outskirts of Kansas City, Kansas, wondering what new turmoil the day has in store for him. His company, Jack Cooper Transport, delivers new cars to dealerships at …

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Northeast offshore specialist Smulders to create 250 jobs in large wind farm project

North Tyneside’s Smulders company is set to create hundreds of new jobs as part of a consortium that will supply parts for a large offshore wind farm. The Moray West Wind Farm marks the second phase of a historic renewable energy project in the outer Moray Firth, with planning permission …

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Supply chain issues, labor shortages resulting in continued shipping delays locally

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (WBRC) – Supply chain and personnel issues continue to plague businesses across the country. It also causes significant shipping delays. The owners of Maddie and Co., a print shop in Sumiton, are awaiting the supplies they ordered in early November. They were told their packages were in a …

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Biden compares shortage of holiday supplies to old fads of Christmas toys

President Biden played down the supply chain crisis plaguing American consumers by comparing the looming shortage of Christmas gifts to years past when fashions took popular toys off the shelves. “Now, I can’t promise that every person will get all the gifts they want on time – only Santa can …

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How bad is the supply chain shortage really?

Through Anne Coray Updated: 6 minutes ago Posted: 36 minutes ago A customer browses items for sale at the Anchorage re: MADE store, a recycling thrift store, on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. (Loren Holmes / DNA Archives 2016) We’ve been hearing a lot lately about the disruption in the supply …

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