As Anxiety at the Grocery Store Mounts, Over Half of US Shoppers Demand Supply Chain Transparency

wsfurlan / iStock.
wsfurlan / iStock.  

Most consumers are well aware of supply chain issues plaguing stores, which make it more difficult to obtain certain items. But a new study from Oracle found that Americans fear long-lasting affects from supply chain disruptions and want transparency from their favorite retailers and brands regarding the situation.

Learn: 34 Dollar Store Secrets You Need To Know Before You Shop
Examine: Grocery Store Shortages Comparable to 2020 - Are You Prepared for Lack of Supply During the Holidays?

Gone are the days when you could run into a grocery store or favorite soft goods retailer and find the exact items you want without a second thought. Today, 44% of people report feeling stress or anxiety while shopping due to not being able to find the items they need, and 62% are fearful that out-of-stock items will disrupt their future plans. In fact, 82% of people foresee supply change disruptions, as a whole, ruining future birthdays, holidays or trips.

Amid all this doubt, most people don't see positive changes on the horizon, either. Ninety-two percent of those polled said they believe more disruptions are coming, and 66% think these challenges might never end. While people understand the reasoning behind the issues, 80% of consumers said that shortages and delays could force them to cut ties with their favorite brands.


Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

Cancel reply


Top News: Economy