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U.S. imports surge as pandemic worries have retailers stockpiling

Aerial view of container yard at port. ship. cranes. containers

REUTERS, SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Los Angeles-based maker of Exploding Kittens and Throw Throw Burrito board games ordered 1 million extra units from its factory in China with the hope of preventing coronavirus from ruining its Christmas sales. The move from the company, which sells product through Target TGT., Walmart WMT.N, and Amazon.com AMZN.O, comes as  U.S. suppliers and …

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Pandemic to Weigh on U.S. Ports’ Peak Shipping Season

Container ships. Container cranes

REUTERS, AUGUST 13, 2020 Restocking at retailers “modest” says Gene Seroka, executive director of the Port of Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Imports at major U.S. container seaports could hit their lowest level in four years as the novel coronavirus pandemic pummels a U.S. economy that was already grappling with negative effects of the U.S.-China trade war, experts said. …

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Retail imports to see lowest annual total in four years – Global Port Tracker

Retail store. Glass window. Person walking. Protective facemask

PortandTerminal.com, August 11, 2020 WASHINGTON – Imports at major U.S. retail container ports during 2020 are expected to see their lowest total in four years as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the U.S. economy continues, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates. “The economy is recovering …

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