Despite a warehouse boom, warehouses in America are running out of space : The Indicator from Planet Money Although there are more warehouses in the U.S. than ever before, these warehouses are running out of space. Today on the show, we go behind the scenes into the warehousing world to understand why warehouses are running out of space.

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A person walks in an Ikea warehouse in New York City on Oct. 15.
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Warehouses are a crucial part of the supply chain, but they've been running out of space despite a boom in warehouse construction. While the pandemic-related supply chain challenges we've come to expect have exacerbated this issue, it goes back further than COVID-19.

Today on the show, we venture into the warehousing world to understand how the evolution of American shopping habits have brought the industry to a breaking point.

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