Don't Panic (At least not yet...)
As retailers continue to grapple with a host of supply chain problems from driver shortages to shipping delays we take a look some of the reasons behind this and why here at UK Christmas World we are leading the way with innovative new lines and product availability as we enter the Christmas period.
From toys to turkeys, trees to tinsel consumers have also been warned of potential Christmas shortages and higher prices as supply chain difficulties spread throughout the UK. Along with post-Brexit trading rules being blamed for these problems, a shortage of heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers have been straining supply chains to breaking point - making it harder to get goods on to shelves. This along with the ongoing effects and consequences of the pandemic, changing international trade rules and the rising prevalence of climate concerns have all weighed on global shipping over the last 18 months to significantly raise freight rates from Asia with these costs ultimately passed on to the consumer.
Here at UK Christmas World we have been working tirelessly with our suppliers who we have formed close relationships with since our launch in 2014 and already have a large selection of Indoor Christmas Lights, Artificial Christmas Trees, Outdoor Christmas Trees, Decorations and Christmas Displays in stock and available for next day delivery, and we have a team working on ensuring Pre-Order lines are arriving with us by the indicated timeframes on our website.
Many customers have been buying early this year and we are encouraging people to secure items early to avoid disappointment as although we have good stocks of products, many others don’t!!