Four reasons you’re seeing empty grocery store shelves

News January 11, 2022 News
Four reasons you’re seeing empty grocery store shelves

From The Washington Post | Business by Laura Reiley

The omicron surge, extreme weather and record December sales are among the reasons that toilet paper aisle is looking shaky again.

It’s barely 2022 and already social media is swamped with pictures of empty grocery shelves — from cream cheese to paper towels, children’s juice boxes and cat food.

Some of the culprits for this round of shortfalls are the same as in the early days of the pandemic, and some can be chalked up to new problems bumping up against old ones.

Photo by Sarah Silbiger / Reuters

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