Talk of Alaska: How will supply constraints affect holiday shopping for Alaskans?

A foggy street with businesses
Many businesses closed or reduced operations early on during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Abbey Collins/Alaska Public Media)

Alaska businesses are facing another holiday season of pandemic problems, this time from shipping delays and price increases that are rippling across the national and international economy. How are they weathering this latest challenge? Small business owners share their experiences and the Alaska Small Business Development Center breaks down the challenges.

Listen here:

HOST: Lori Townsend

GUESTS:

Jon Bittner, executive director, Alaska Small Business Development Center

Jonathan White, owner, SteamDot Coffee Roasters

Camille Adenaka, owner, Apres Alaska

LINKS & RESOURCES:

Buy Alaska

PARTICIPATE:

Call 907-550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast.

Send an email to talk@alaskapublic.org (Comments may be read on air).

Post your comment during or after the live broadcast on social media (Comments may be read on air).

LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021 at 10 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
LIVE Web stream: Click here to stream.

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Adelyn Baxter is Alaska Public Media's program producer. Reach her at abaxter@alaskapublic.org.

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