Originally Posted by M_Six
Canon's refurb site is running out of lenses. This earthquake nightmare is really making a mess of the photo industry. Although I'm sure that's way down on the list of concerns for the Japanese. They have far more pressing issues at hand.
Toyota has a large assembly plant near where i am, they are on reduced days because of lack of parts.
my buddy is doing 3 day weeks on a good week right now. and it's really hard for him because he has a lot of bills since he's supporting himself and his parents in a house he owns.
The Japan thing is becoming a world wide issue slowly.
The people at my local camera shop/chain aren't too concerned yet, but they know it's going to get worse soon as the overstock they have is dwindling slowly. So it's only a matter of time before they have to start reapproaching things or start pushing samsung and hasleblad on everyone