Tag: economic

News & Trends

Overall Retail Sales See Slight Gains Again in September

October 18, 2023

Via: RIS News

The U.S. Census Bureau reported on October 17 that overall retail sales in September were up 0.7% from August and up 3.8% year-over-year. That compared with increases of 0.8% month-over-month and 2.9% year-over-year in August. Retail sales continued to grow […]


5 Important Retail Trends for 2023

February 27, 2023

Via: Natalie Dunn

The retail sector continues to play a vital role in the American economy, driving growth, creating jobs, and supporting consumer spending. This boosts economic development, so it comes as no surprise that analysts and policymakers have started to voice concerns […]

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Three Strategies to Employ in 2023 to Boost Retail Profitability in Spite of Inflation and Economic Uncertainty

December 23, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

The post-COVID-19 retail recovery hasn’t quite gone according to plan. However, during the height of the global pandemic, brands showed that they’re not just able to quickly pivot to overcome roadblocks; in fact, many have been tremendously resilient in the […]


Could Annual Retail Sales Grow Despite the Rising Inflation?

July 19, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

Inflation continues to rise in the US, having already reached a rate of 8.6% in May—the highest level seen in the last forty years according to the Labor Department. The consumer price index (CPI) for the same month shows that […]


Why Companies Should Consider Outsourcing Some or All of Their Supply Chain

October 1, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

As supply chains become increasingly complex due to the proliferation of commerce channels and higher consumer expectations, businesses are turning to outsourced functions that can deliver on speed, quality and cost. Insourcing Fulfillment Many traditional retailers have relied on the […]

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Online retail sales soar 167% breaking new records in “positive signs” for retail

March 5, 2021

Via: Charged

Online retail sales hit new records once again in February, growing 167.3 per cent as “positive signs” emerge for the sector. The online sales surge was driven by growing demand for fashion and homeware products as rapid vaccine rollout began […]


Nation’s Ports Thrive on e-Commerce Supply Chains

September 20, 2019

Via: SCMR Editorial

Despite taking a dip in activity from the tariffs on Chinese goods. U.S. ports continue to benefit from the expansion in ecommerce, observe industrial real estate experts. Furthermore, the 2020 outlook for U.S. industrial real estate remains positive, with low […]