Robert Whelan Weighs In on Shortages and Rising Prices at your Local Store

January 17, 2022

Woman browsing grocery aisle

Have you noticed bare shelves and unlikely shortages at local stores recently? ECONorthwest economist—and Fred Meyer enthusiast—Robert Whelan explains to KOIN-TV that we’re seeing several things happening all at once right now, including ongoing supply chain issues, shipping delays due to severe weather, and staffing shortages because of COVID-19.

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