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HUNGER: It is difficult, especially in electronics. We’re fortunate in that we are used to forecasting, and so, getting a fair amount of products we require. It was tight at Christmas. The position of manufacturers is [in favor of] the people who can forecast and can volume larger quantities, and fortunately, we’re able to fit into that mold. There’s a transitional phase going on now—a lot of the manufacturers aren’t introducing their new products till April or May. Some have loosened up a bit, but by and large, they’re transitioning.
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