Are you worried about stocking your shelves before a potential port shutdown? You’re not alone. The monthly Global Port Tracker report (produced by Hackett Associates on behalf of the National Retail Federation) shows record-setting import volume in September and October. The speculation: retailers have been importing early to avoid disruption.
Find more details in this Chain Store Age news item: http://www.chainstoreage.com/article/retail-imports-set-records-despite-west-coast-port-issues