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By Marc Lutz 

Supply chain disruptions trickle down to Wrangell stores


October 21, 2021

Marc Lutz/Wrangell Sentinel

IGA co-owner Caroline Bangs and employee Alan Cummings examine a damaged pallet of Clamato juice that arrived at the store.

It's like nothing they've ever had to deal with in business.

Supply chain disruptions stemming from the pandemic have made it harder and more expensive to get groceries, building supplies, appliances and even flowers, causing Wrangell businesses to wait sometimes more than a year for deliveries.

COVID-19 has had crippling effects on the U.S. economy, decreasing the amount of workers and increasing the amount of time it can take to receive goods and services. In a report issued by the White House earlier this year, the Biden administration said, "In recent months the strong U.S. economic reb...

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