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Information About Furniture Delays

by Nick, Digital Specialist | September 15, 2021

We understand that the delays in ordering your furniture are frustrating, and there are a ton of different circumstances that are affecting lead times. We've compiled some articles and information so you can better understand the situation that the furniture industry is in.


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from the New York Times (subscription required): October 22, 2021: Supply Chain Shortages: Your Questions Answered

from Yahoo! Finance: October 15, 2021: "This Stuff is Driving Us Nuts": Small biz lashes out at crippling supply chain woes threatening holiday

from NJ.com: October 12, 2021: "We Have a 5-Alarm Fire Here"- Higher costs, delayed goods may turn shipping backlog into a holiday nightmare

VIDEO from the CBS Morning Show: October 10, 2021: What's Behind Supply Chain Breakdowns?

From The Atlantic: October 7, 2021: America is Choking Under an 'Everything' Shortage

From The Guardian: October 2, 2021: A "Perfect Storm": Supply Chain Crisis Could Blow World Economy Off Course

From The Guardian: September 23, 2021: A Record Number of Cargo Ships Are Stuck Outside L.A. What's Happening?

VIDEO from the CBS Morning Show: September 13, 2021: American Furniture Manufacturers Desperate for Skilled Labor to Meet Skyrocketing Demands

From Vox: September 2, 2021: Supply Chain Delays Ongoing

Statement from Ashley Furniture: September 2, 2021: A Letter from Todd Wanek, CEO

from Yahoo News: August 10, 2021: Truck Driver Shortage is "About As Bad as We've Ever Seen It

from Bloomberg News: August 2, 2021: A Trucking Crisis Has the U.S. Looking for More Drivers Abroad

From CNN: July 30, 2021: Here's Why You're Waiting Months for That Couch You Ordered

From Slate.com: July 13, 2021: The Real Reason Noone Can Get a Couch or Table Right Now

From Suburban's Learning Center: July 4, 2021: Foam Shortages Affecting the Furniture Industry

from CNN: May 29, 2021: Truck Drivers are Getting Big Pay Hikes, but There's Still a Shortage of Drivers

From Fortune.com: May 19, 2021: Why It's Taking So Long to Get Your Furniture Delivered

From Suburban's Learning Center: April 5, 2021: What's Going On With the Furniture Industry?

From the Washington Post: March 8, 2021: Booming Furniture Sales Mean "Unprecedented" Delays for Sofas and Desks

Statement from England Furniture: Statement Regarding Production Delays

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