Just saying. . . . .

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Re: Just saying. . . . .

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floormanager wrote: Mon Oct 11, 2021 7:56 pm
mab01uk wrote: Mon Oct 11, 2021 7:44 pm Meanwhile in the USA, they can't so easily blame Brexit.... :lol:

America's bare shelves: Walmart and Costco limit toilet paper sales while toy companies warn parents their kids' Christmas gifts won't arrive in time thanks to backlog at ports, rail yards and on the roads
Supply chain problems that have been tormenting retailers for months are showing up in America's stores
Around the country, there are shortages of goods on shelves in Target, Costco, Home Depot and Sears
The issues aren't specific to any one type of good and are down to problems with shipping and distribution
Cargo ships off can't get into overworked ports to drop off goods and are hovering off the coast
There is a global shortage in truck drivers which is stalling distribution of goods and railroads are also jammed
The cost of shipping a single container from China to LA reached $20,000 last month - four times what it cost last October
There are fears that some of the backed-up ships at the port in L.A. will not be emptied before Black Friday - the biggest retail day of the year and the start of the Christmas shopping season
Some retailers are telling people to buy Christmas gifts now to ensure they arrive on time
There is no immediate end in sight: Biden has launched a White House supply chain task force but businesses fear the problems will stretch on for months yet
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell predicts the issues will last until next year - which will prolong inflation.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... ation.html
Serves them right for voting leave in 1776 :lol:
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Typical reader profile from the Express, themselves - average reader is 69 years old, first paper was 2016 as well……

https://www.hurstmediacompany.co.uk/dai ... s-profile/
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Re: Just saying. . . . .

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mab01uk wrote: Mon Oct 11, 2021 7:44 pm Meanwhile in the USA, they can't so easily blame Brexit.... :lol:

America's bare shelves: Walmart and Costco limit toilet paper sales while toy companies warn parents their kids' Christmas gifts won't arrive in time thanks to backlog at ports, rail yards and on the roads
Supply chain problems that have been tormenting retailers for months are showing up in America's stores
Around the country, there are shortages of goods on shelves in Target, Costco, Home Depot and Sears
The issues aren't specific to any one type of good and are down to problems with shipping and distribution
Cargo ships off can't get into overworked ports to drop off goods and are hovering off the coast
There is a global shortage in truck drivers which is stalling distribution of goods and railroads are also jammed
The cost of shipping a single container from China to LA reached $20,000 last month - four times what it cost last October
There are fears that some of the backed-up ships at the port in L.A. will not be emptied before Black Friday - the biggest retail day of the year and the start of the Christmas shopping season
Some retailers are telling people to buy Christmas gifts now to ensure they arrive on time
There is no immediate end in sight: Biden has launched a White House supply chain task force but businesses fear the problems will stretch on for months yet
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell predicts the issues will last until next year - which will prolong inflation.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... ation.html
Reason for ships moored in LA bay .
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Re: Just saying. . . . .

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surfblue63 wrote: Mon Oct 11, 2021 4:24 pm Currently Germany has higher inflation than the UK, no doubt that is due to us leaving the EU and them not depending on our substantial contributions.
You should also consider the background: last year, due to Covid the German government reduced VAT from 19 to 16% for half a year. When you look on the inflation this alone makes 3% higher prices for everything. And, of course, the energy costs are going through the roof. But then you have to count in that we have the highest taxes on ernergy all over Europe! And with the next social-democratic/green coalition government this will turn to the worst situation voters certainly did not want to see before the election here.

If I give the impression that I do not like the green party you are absolutely right. They are a bunch of idiots in my view.
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Any one fancy a game
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