PARENTS have been left in tears after being told children's Christmas presents have sold out due to the global shipping crisis.
Panicked mums and dads have reportedly been calling toy shops to ask about availability for festive gifts.
But many products have sold out already, with no new stock expected until the New Year, the i reports.
Meanwhile, other parents have been spotted rushing to stores to stock up on presents ahead of Christmas - which is barely two months away.
Le Toy Van in Surrey sells toys made in the Far East which it supplies to Harrods and Selfridges, but may have to wait until next year for imported goods to arrive i reports.