Supply Chain Problems Are Less of an Obstacle for Retailers That Planned Ahead

Target, Lowe's, Party City and Walmart said they are largely prepared for the holiday season

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As you’ve probably heard, the U.S. is experiencing significant supply chain disruptions.

A drumbeat of coverage has pointed out this recurring challenge since the beginning of the pandemic, though the explanations for them have morphed over time.

Now, the inability to get products where they need to go is blamed on bottlenecks at ocean ports and a lack of drivers to steer the tractor trailers that serve as the backbone of U.S. transportation.

Some of the nation’s largest retailers, however, say that while they may experience some hiccups, by and large they expect to be well-stocked this holiday



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