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Artificial Christmas Trees Could See Double-Digit Price Increase This Year!

Close-up artificial Christmas tree and pre-lit color-changing lights LED at hardware store in USA

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Uh-oh. We wonder how Santa feels about this.

If you're planning on getting a new artificial Christmas tree this year, you might want to start shopping now -- or risk paying a lot more later on.

Industry experts say prices on fake trees could go up by double-digit percentages.

That's because of a supply chain issue worldwide caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and high shipping expenses.

The American Christmas Tree Association says up to $2 billion worth of artificial trees are sold every year.

Carolyn McArdle talked about it on the air! Listen below...

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