Just 180 More Days Until Your Oven Arrives: Appliance Delays Cause Havoc – The Wall Street Journal

When Deric Bradford’s supply of A mannequin new garments washer was delayed for a quantity of weeks this September, the 43-yr-previous banker started hauling his baskets of soiled garments to John Calderon’s place—“like I used to be A college scholar,” he said.

The two are pals, However the laundry runs are all enterprise. Mr. Calderon is the proprietor of L. a.-based mostly Superior Constructing and Transforming Inc., which helped Mr. Bradford buy house equipment for the Hollywood Hills house he moved into over the summer time.