Not So Holly Jolly
In 2020, shoppers kicked off the pandemic with panicked hoarding of essentials like toilet paper and hand sanitizer. And while those staples are mostly back, shortages and higher costs have plagued a wide cross section of items ever since, from chicken wings to dumbbells to plywood. Unfortunately, as the holidays approach, retailers are still struggling to stock shelves. From the food to the decor to the gifts, here are some potential shortages that could leave you feeling less than festive, including the latest victim: those beloved ugly Christmas sweaters.