Annette  Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041, Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ  (ReMax Realtec Group)

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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
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There's plenty of Print Businesses that could use your print business locally. If the budget allows, support one of them instead of supporting Epson.

or

I'd double down on digital and not worry about your printer. Luckily print is only 25% of my marketing these days and I give 90% of that to my local printer.

May 12, 2020 06:07 AM
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Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty Evolution - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
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Everything is affected by this crisis. Hopefully, it will subside but I think it will not until after the Nov election

May 12, 2020 05:30 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
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I have not paid attention to printing issues lately as retirement requires little printer use. 

May 12, 2020 05:24 AM
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Kat Palmiotti
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I do think there are some supply chain problems - although I don't know anything about inkjet printers. My problem was trying to find a standalone freezer. Not only are there none at the usual places (home depot, lowes, best buy, walmart, local appliance stores) but we couldn't even order one and wait for it to arrive. So we hunted till we found one that someone was selling on a facebook group. My first thought was that they probably come from China.

May 12, 2020 05:24 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
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China is intent on injuring our Economy period

May 12, 2020 05:35 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Regardless of what China did or is doing or what it intends to do in the future, WE, the United States MUST LEARN to NOT depend on products from China.  

Period! 

Let there be lessons in all of this - Pandemic Shit Show! 💩💩💩💩💩

May 12, 2020 09:05 AM
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Steffy Hristova
HomeSmart Elite Group Tempe AZ Tel: 602.710.8161 - Tempe, AZ
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Annette, thanks for asking an important question which I had not even thought about. 

May 12, 2020 08:01 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
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Several printers in town to handle things like this, best for me to keep working at my real money makers.

May 12, 2020 08:07 AM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
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For what its worth...Epson is a Japanese company.

China cannot afford to not export goods. We buy huge amounts of China's exports.

May 12, 2020 07:40 AM
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Peter Mohylsky
PMI. Destin - Miramar Beach, FL

Thanks for the update.  I have not had any problems yet but we shall see here shortly. 

May 12, 2020 07:37 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
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There is always shrift's in a change of phases. Smart-operators plot the curve

May 12, 2020 06:42 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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Yet another reason to avoid buying anything from China for the rest of our lives. 

May 12, 2020 06:14 AM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
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OH Lord, I have an Epsom machine and I'm out of black ink. 

Just ordered online via Staples.

NOW let's see if they email me that they've cancelled my order . . . 

that has happened with a couple other things.

 

May 12, 2020 09:41 AM
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Greg Cremia
Shore Realty of the Outer Banks - Nags Head, NC

China shut down a huge area of manufacturing for some months. We will see shortages start popping up for all kinds of stuff as the current inventory is used up.

May 13, 2020 05:36 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
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Yes, China did break the supply chain.  A fact that many companies and countries are looking into.  All of a sudden Globalism isn't such a bright road.

May 12, 2020 03:33 PM