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Supply chain issues mean these odd goods cost more or can’t be found – Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-09-18 14:04:00 –

Los Angeles (NewsNation Now) — You’ve probably heard about chip shortages and rising prices in cars and electronics. But now, supply chain issues are affecting all kinds of rare products such as window treatments, buttons, zippers and cans.

“Furniture, automotive electronics, and now glass bottles, it’s happening one after another,” said bar owner Larry Carperin.

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Global aluminum shortages are also affecting can production.

“I noticed that there are many Lack of meat productsIn particular, it’s like the turkey and chicken we often eat at home, “said shopper Tara Miller.

Supply chain experts believe that the global system will continue to be disrupted for at least another year, so consumers should expect price increases and shortages to continue.

Wes Gibson, managing partner of Gibson Consulting, said:

Inventories of paper products are also low due to the significant shortage of wood and the doubling of the price of wood pulp.

The lack of paper also affects the availability and cost of wedding invitations and holiday cards.

According to Gibson, supply problems extend to the lack of twisted ties for bagging bread.

“They can’t get a zipper for their tent,” Gibson said. “Thousands of tents are ready to ship, there are many orders for people going camping and outdoors for COVID, and they can’t complete them.”

“We cannot guarantee prices that exceed 60-90 days, as prices are rising throughout the year,” said business owner Nick Beno.

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Homebuilders are also feeling the impact, with a list of endangered species such as heater coils, switch plate covers and pants.

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