If you buy this item in downtown New York, good luck!
There is still a lot of summer left and with it, warmer temperatures. This is why I was frustrated with the lack of inventory for an important item.
Over the past 17 months, we’ve seen shortages on everything from toilet paper and hand sanitizer to home improvement items and materials. Now, at least from my perspective, there is a major warm weather garment that is “in short supply.” Since I was picking up the COVID-19 books, I was on the hunt for a few more pairs of khaki shorts.
After visiting several stores, I became very frustrated with the inability to find the summer outfit. Khaki shorts come in handy for a lot of things and activities. Cargo shorts are also a convenience. What is not practical is to find a large selection at the moment. After I bought a few pairs at a national chain store, an employee told me that they were filling the shelves and were gone almost instantly. Now, I’m not a person who generally enjoys shopping for clothes online. When I do this, there’s a good chance they’ll come to my door and won’t come in. Then they come back in the mail and when I need them the seasons will change.
Granted, I only looked for the highly sought after garment in three stores, but I had little time to look at a fourth and fifth store. If 2020 has taught us anything, it is now very clear that you cannot take the availability of an item for granted all the time.
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