UK toy chain warns of reduced choice at Christmas because of supply disruption | Retail industry

[ad_1] There will be a reduced choice of toys in stores this Christmas, and prices are expected to rise by 10% over 18 months because of supply chain disruption, labour shortages and higher transport costs, the chairman of the retailer The Entertainer has warned. Gary Grant, the founder of the family-run toy store chain, which … Read more

Iceland boss: Christmas at risk from HGV driver shortages and supply chain crisis – business live | Business

[ad_1] Iceland managing director, Richard Walker Photograph: Iceland/PA Christmas is at risk from the supply chain crisis unless the government adds HGV drivers to its skilled worker list quickly, the managing director of supermarket chain Iceland has warned this morning. Speaking on Radio 4’s Today programme, Richard Walker explains that the UK faces “big shortages” … Read more

McDonald’s runs out of milkshakes amid ‘supply chain issues’ | McDonald’s

[ad_1] Milkshakes are off the menu at McDonald’s in England, Scotland and Wales, leaving customers definitely not “lovin’ it” after supply chain issues. The fast-food chain has also been left without some bottled drinks across its 1,250 outlets in Great Britain this week. It is understood to be caused by a shortage of lorry drivers … Read more