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A new (yet familiar) new shortage may be sailing our way

Cheapism Logo By Saundra Latham of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 36: If you were brave enough to venture out to a grocery store early on in the pandemic, you probably couldn't believe your eyes. Displays were swept clean of tons of products we normally take for granted, from the infamous (toilet paper) to the less obvious (Goldfish and Grape-Nuts). But shortages continue to affect all manner of goods, leading to frustration not only at the grocery store, but at places like the car dealership and even the cemetery. Here's a look at things that have been in especially short supply, including toilet paper, which could face shortages once again after a ship destroyed a bridge at one of the world's largest paper pulp factories in Indonesia.Don't miss out on Cheapism's trusted coverage of consumer news, travel, shopping, food, and more.

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If you were brave enough to venture out to a grocery store early on in the pandemic, you probably couldn't believe your eyes. Displays were swept clean of tons of products we normally take for granted, from the infamous (toilet paper) to the less obvious (Goldfish and Grape-Nuts). But shortages continue to affect all manner of goods, leading to frustration not only at the grocery store, but at places like the car dealership and even the cemetery. Here's a look at things that have been in especially short supply, including toilet paper, which could face shortages once again after a ship destroyed a bridge at one of the world's largest paper pulp factories in Indonesia.

Don't miss out on Cheapism's trusted coverage of consumer news, travel, shopping, food, and more.

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