Empty Shelves at New Jersey Costume Store Amid Reports of Halloween Shortages

Empty shelves were seen in a New Jersey costume store on Thursday, October 28, amid reports of national shortages ahead of the Halloween weekend.

Although the precise reason for the empty shelves was not known, it came amid reports of shortages across the US including Texas, Connecticut, and South Carolina.

The shortages have been blamed on cargo ship delays, a shortage of truckers, & other pandemic-related problems, KVIA reported.

This footage, taken at Party City in Jersey City, shows empty shelves in the Halloween section of the store. Credit: Kate Hambrecht via Storyful

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