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New Year Begins on High Note With Hiring Surge in Construction Sector

  I EMPLOYMENT FEBRUARY 2020 I Research Brief New Year Begins on High Note With Hiring Surge in Construction Sector I Better-than-expected job additions do not sway forecasts. Employers added 225,000 positions to payrolls in the first month of 2020, starting the year off on a strong foot after an average of 176,000 roles were […]

More People Emerge From Sidelines To Join Historically Strong Job Market

  I EMPLOYMENT JANUARY 2020 I Research Brief People Emerging From Sidelines To Join Historically Strong Job Market I December job additions affirm steady growth for 2019. Employers expanded payrolls by 145,000 positions in December, bringing the total number of jobs created in 2019 to 2.1 million. That is below the total for 2018 but […]

Retailers Optimize Shopping Platforms, Lifting Sales and Customer Engagement

    I RETAIL SALES DECEMBER 2019 I Research Brief Retailers Optimize Shopping Platforms, Lifting Sales and Customer Engagement I Evolving shopping behavior drives spending to record high. Sales growth for Black Friday and Cyber Monday neared 20 percent as consumers sustained robust spending patterns. Digital channels delivered strong growth during the four-day weekend, with […]

Strong Fourth Quarter Job Creation Bolsters 2020 Real Estate Outlook

    I EMPLOYMENT DECEMBER 2019 I Research Brief Strong Fourth Quarter Job Creation Bolsters 2020 Real Estate Outlook I Job creation soars in November. The U.S. economy added 266,000 positions in November, the largest monthly gain since January. The surge in hiring was lifted by the resolution of the General Motors-United Auto Workers Union […]