Once again a client has lamented the rate of change and the challenges they face as a toy company dealing with rising costs, unfavorable currency exchange rates, and shortages of labor. They enjoy the challenge, sort of, but wish that it could be a little less so.
One of the largest toy makers has a factory built for 50,000 workers, but can hire only 10,000 to staff it. No one wants to work in the toy industry any more. And they will be lucky to be able to maintain even 10,000 workers next year.