Toy stores warn of delays and cost overruns
Risto Mejide, after learning of the shortage: “This could be very serious news”
Toy manufacturers confirm the delays and cost overruns they are suffering
Oliver Giner, from the Spanish Association of Toy Manufacturers: “The products that come from China are taking more than two months”
Furniture, bicycles or toys … are some of the sectors that are warning of the shortage of products for this Christmas. “This could be very serious news and it could already be,” said Risto before giving way to the report he had prepared ‘Everything is a lie’.
The program has reviewed the statements of Oliver Giner, from the Spanish Association of Toy Manufacturers, who has explained the situation in his sector right now and that can seriously affect the Christmas period.
“Why do we have problems for the campaign? First for the extra cost that is affecting us about the product, and second, for the delays. We do not know if we will be able to have all the products that we have, let’s say, designed and manufactured in Southeast Asia, we will be able to have them on the shelves ”, assures the businessman.
“Products coming from China are taking more than two months. Either those products are shipped now, or they are going to arrive very late. The price of raw materials, we all know that they are through the roof, we are talking about certain fundamental materials to make toys that are experiencing increases of between 40 and 90% in twelve months, ”Oliver continued.
Risto Mejide has also interviewed Andrés Maldonado, manager of a bicycle shop, which has confirmed the cost overruns and long delays they are experiencing when receiving goods. “It is being a real nightmare have the orders ready for our customers ”, assured the businessman live on ‘TEM’.
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