August 2020 Archive

August 11, 2020
Why Are Some Groceries Still So Hard to Find During Covid? (WSJ)

At the beginning of the pandemic, it was nearly impossible to find toilet paper, cleaning supplies or canned soup. Five months later, supplies of those goods are recovering, according to data from market-research firm IRI. But shelves remain generally emptier than they were before the pandemic, and it could get worse before it gets better.

August 6, 2020
A Close Look at a Fashion Supply Chain Is Not Pretty (NYT)

A new report on factories in Malaysia that create products for Brooks Brothers, Levi’s, LL Bean and others examines the high prices workers pay for their jobs.