First it was toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Now it’s canned corn. But the story is somewhat different. Canned Corn Shortages This year, we’ve purchased a lot more corn. Second only to tomatoes in dollar value, canned corn sales are…
During the 1870s some players discovered they could change a baseball’s trajectory at precisely the right moment. It just took a bit of spit. Decades later they banned the spitball because it made for boring games. Fans wanted more action,…
Perhaps unnoticed because of its lesser impact on our lives, the pandemic lockdowns created the great lid shortage of 2020.
Hit by less supply and more demand, our Labor Day cookouts will suffer from hot dog shortages and higher prices.
Because our banana supply could be obliterated, we will have to adjust to a replacement that might taste somewhat different.
The airlines need to solve airfare pricing problems because their algorithms depend on historic data that is no longer relevant.
In addition to Dr. Pepper and toilet paper, we now can place pepperoni shortages on a list of the products that have been hit by the pandemic.
Sometimes like a roller coaster, the change in prices that cause an oil boom and bust can transform drilling towns and cities.