How supply chain drama affects holiday shopping, grocery prices and more

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The pandemic has disrupted the global supply chain. Manufacturing, transportation and logistics have been affected by delays, labor shortages and rising prices. And that could impact everything from the price you’re paying for groceries to whether you can get a turkey for Thanksgiving. 

MPR News host Angela Davis breaks down exactly what is going on with the supply chain and how it affects us. 


  • Kingshuk Sinha is a professor and chair of the Supply Chain and Operations Department at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. He is also the U’s Elmer L. Andersen Chair in Sustainable Supply Chain. 

  • Chris Farrell is the senior economics contributor for MPR News. 

  • Christine Lantinen is the president and owner of candy company Maud Borup.

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