Do your holiday shopping now, toy executive says, as port congestion continues in California

Between the uncertainty of coronavirus variants and the ongoing supply chain congestion, folks might want to get a jump on that holiday shopping early this year.

That was the word from the Port of Los Angeles — where container ships continue to wait for days outside the complex — and leading retailers on Wednesday, Sept. 15.

“Get out and buy toys now,” said Ed Desmond, executive vice president of the Toy Association. “If you see toys you think the kids are going to want for Christmas, pick them up now and tuck them away to make sure you have them. Right now, stores have a pretty healthy supply. We just

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