The sad part is that the companies that might
theoretically be able to do a better job with distribution seem to make inferior toys and collectibles. So even in a best case scenario it'd be an enormous trade-off: get your new waves of figures and vehicles in stores on time and in decent quantities...but they'll look like shit.
Looks like we'll just have to keep our fingers crossed that somebody
at Hasbro will whip everyone into shape so the company will get its collective act together. I've been in the hobby so long now I'm used to just shrugging my shoulders and hoping for the best. Whaddya gonna do when you're just another Joe Consumer.