Do you have a happy little...supply chain problem yourself? If I were to give you a Christmas gift every time I wrote or said "supply chain issues" in the past 3 months, then you need a bigger house.
However, whether we like it or not (we don't like it), the 2021 holiday will be full of difficulties for those who want to buy the most wanted toys for children this year on the gift list.
The little girl in the picture above is very excited about the teddy bear, which is a good thing. It seems that our nationwide supply of teddy bears has not been affected by supply chain issues, so if you have teddy bear lovers on your list, that should be fine.
However, the toys selected by many experts in the "what will be popular this year" prediction business are the most popular toys among all Christmas toys. According to reports, Amazon, Target and Wal-Mart are all sold out. This is the magic mixing cauldron. I have read some people claim that you can still find Magic Mixies Cauldron on eBay, but you should pay three times the suggested retail price.
According to Adrienne Appel, Senior Vice President of Marketing Communications at the Toy Association:
As the continuing impact of supply chain disruptions this year hinders toy manufacturers, we don’t think it’s necessarily the way to launch an outstanding toy as in the past few years. Instead, hot toys will be toys that are actually in stock. It may be tempting to wait for those annual Thanksgiving weekend sales, but this is not the case this year.
Some other hard-to-find toys this year will include Lego sets, space master toys and toy sets, Barbie related toys, including Barbie Dream House and 25th Anniversary Pokémon Toys.