This might shock you, but you need to be preparing for Christmas NOW.
Here’s the deal: global supply chains have been backlogged for over a year now, and things are hitting a crescendo just in time for the holiday season. We’re even still feeling the ramifications of the Suez canal accident - remember that, all the jokes and memes going back and forth - and it could hit you where it hurts. There is now a global shipping container shortage, which has forced shipping costs to skyrocket the last few months. On top of that, last Christmas saw the US postal system pushed to the brink, and things actually haven’t gotten much better since.