Businesses are asking consumers to prepare for supply-related disruption well into 2022

Concerns have been raised that the global shipping crisis is unlikely to abate this side of Christmas.

Penneys and Smyths have already issued a warning to Irish shoppers, warning that they’ll have to wait for some winter fashion items in Ireland because of stock delays.

Dermott Jewell, Policy & Council Advisor of the Consumers’ Association of Ireland joined Alison this morning.