Why you should begin your holiday shopping early this year

Anna Davlantes

CHICAGO, IL – DECEMBER 13: Christmas items are offered for sale at a Target store on December 13, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. Target announced today it will acquire Shipt, a same-day delivery company, for $550 million. The retailer said the purchase will allow customers to receive same-day delivery of merchandise from about half of all Target stores beginning in early 2018 and the majority of the companys stores by the end of 2018. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Áine Cain, Senior Reporter for Business Insider, joins Anna to talk about the hiring wars as companies prepare for the holidays, how supply chains constraints are impacting business, the labor shortage that continues to hamper retailers, Amazon rolling out their Black Friday deals, and the importance of shopping early if you expect to get your holiday gifts on time.

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