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Brick-and-Mortar Retail Incorporates More Services with Products as E-Commerce Proliferates

July 22, 2016 The rise of Internet shopping as a destination hub is reshaping the economy, steering spending toward new sellers and platforms as product selection, delivery times and convenience improve. The ascent of this trend is spawning the creation of Internet-based businesses and pressuring traditional retailers to adapt as mobile commerce and online portals […]

Single-Family Home Sales and Building Advance; Hurdles to Faster Growth Persist

July 12, 2016 A modest advance in sales activity during the month of May put additional strain on for-sale inventory as the single-family housing market seems to remain caught in a loop that continues to prevent many prospective homebuyers from making a purchase. Sales of existing single-family homes are rising, but the low level of […]

Employers Maintained Hiring Trend in April; Underemployment Rate Tightening

July 11, 2016 The substantial jump in hiring during June to the highest monthly level this year suppresses talk of a sharp slowdown in job creation and strongly reaffirms that the U.S. economy remains on a growth track. Although last month’s survey occurred before the unexpected outcome of the Brexit vote, secondary employment indicators including […]

Baby Boomers, Millennials Shaping Retail Landscape, Driving Spending Patterns and New Distribution Channels

June 29, 2016 Positive demographic trends continue to generate demand for an array of goods sold through physical and online retail destinations, supporting an increase in retail sales over the past year. While baby boomers and millennials spend money in different ways, the combined two groups account for more than 150 million Americans and spending […]

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