Are you struggling to find the right tech this holiday season? Well, you are not the only one as data shows many online retailers’ are expecting out-of-stock products to rise a whopping 360% from 2019 with electronics being one of the most critically hit categories. Factors caused by supply chain disruptions such as smaller holiday shopping windows, longer freight deliveries, and constantly short supply of must-have items have been hindering holiday shopping. Top tech gift options like gaming consoles and tablets are expected to sell out fast especially as tech becomes harder to source and costs continue to increase for shipping containers, air freight, and trucking. Tech shortages are real this year.
Nonetheless, it’s too early to throw in the towel as consumers have the option of investing in quality repairs. There are several benefits of resorting to tech repair this holiday season including reducing family spending on electronics, adding more years to your device, and reducing electronic waste in the world. The best part is that it’s a simple process that usually just involves repairing the charging port, upgrading the hard drive, replacing the battery or fixing broken screens, all for much less than buying a new gadget.
So skip the tech store chaos this Christmas and give your old tech new life. Learn more about what you can do in the face of tech shortages below: