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U.S. Adds 390,000 Jobs in May

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While the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.6% in May, 390,000 jobs were added to the U.S. economy even in light of increasing inflation, ongoing supply chain issues and predictions of an upcoming recession. The number of jobs added in …

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Consumers React to Supply Chain Issues and Inflation

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Morning Consult, a global decision intelligence company delivering insights and custom market research on what people think in real-time, released its U.S. Supply Chains Report in April 2022. The report evaluated the impact of ongoing supply chain issues and rising …

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Houzz Releases 2022 State of the Industry Report

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In its annual State of the Industry Report, Houzz reviewed data and looked at industry performance from 2021 and provided an outlook for 2022. The report found that companies across the home improvement industry are confident in what 2022 will …

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True Value Appointed to White House Supply Chain Task Force

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True Value Company’s CEO Chris Kempa joined a roundtable discussion at the White House with national economic council director Brian Deese and secretary of transportation Pete Buttigieg to discuss the launch of Freight Logistics Optimization Works (FLOW), a data-sharing pilot …

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Emery Jensen Distribution Makes Investments in Supply Chain

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To support increased growth and demand, Emery Jensen Distribution has implemented plans to expand the capabilities of its Retail Support Centers (RSCs) and increase distribution resources with more drivers, trucks, warehouse employees and sales staff across the country. “Emery Jensen …

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Consumers Ready to Make Large Purchases 

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In a recent survey of 1,000 Americans who made a major purchase of $500 or more in the last year, TD Bank found that 70 percent of consumers are likely to make large purchases in the next six months. Nearly …

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3 Ways to Combat Supply Chain Issues This Holiday Season

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No industry is immune to the supply chain woes gripping the retail world. While consumers are well aware of the issues, they are still looking for answers and relying on their favorite retailers to still provide the products they need. …

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Celebrating Growth and Longevity at the Blish-Mize Fall Market

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The floors of the Overland Park Convention Center were filled with retailers eager to explore deals and new products at the Blish-Mize Fall Buying Market over the weekend. The distributor hosted the market in person, and attendees were eager to …

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