BIZ-PFP-TOMPOR-COLUMN-TB

Vada Senart, 4, looks over a toy as her family shops at Timeless Toys in Chicago’s Lincoln Square neighborhood on Nov. 23, 2020. Retail toy executives are concerned about inventory shortages, according to a new survey by KPMG.

Store shelves during the holiday shopping season — and yes, we’re talking about Hanukkah and Christmas just days after Labor Day – could prove to be merry but ever so tight.

An inventory squeeze could frustrate shoppers, as 82 percent of retail executives surveyed are somewhat or very concerned about inventory shortages, according to a new survey by KPMG. And 55 percent surveyed plan to set up alternate suppliers.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.