Cigar smokers are very familiar with all of the shortages that have been occurring during the pandemic! With shutdowns, curfews, and social distancing restrictions in the Dominican Republic, Honduras, and Nicaragua those shortages and back orders are asy to explain. Others, not so much…

What follows is taken from an article in The Hustle newsletter.

Some of the more bizarre shortages have been Boba tea, chicken wings, toilet paper, bidets, couches, rental cars, pickle jars, boats, and garden gnomes. None of these caused the economic turmoil brought about by the lumber shortage. The cause seems to have been a mix of beetle infestation, mill closings, and the pandemic.

Read the article for all the details…


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