Major Retailers Struggle With Surging Transportation And Tariff Costs

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As Home Depot heads into its busy spring project season – when shoppers build backyard decks and buy patio furniture – it is tangling with surging costs for goods and transportation, on top of tariffs that cost it and other U.S. importers billions of dollars, reports Reuters.

The pressure 

Across the United States, major retailers and makers of everything from Peloton spin bikes and La-Z-Boy recliners to Kia Sorrento SUVs are battling the same profit-squeezing pressures. They pass those costs...

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