A lot has happened since our last webinar, and it is time to check our compass and make sure our course is set. The CARES Act is a reality, layoffs have occurred, and the stock market is offering some hope.
Never has it been more critical for distribution industry leaders and key decisionmakers to have a clear, impartial, and data-driven perspective on how factors will impact the economy moving forward, and what they should be doing in response.
We may not have the end of stock market volatility or the end of the pandemic in sight, but we have more analysis time in on such things as retail sales, GDP, and manufacturing. Keep in mind that the status is evolving, and much has changed since March 13
The US retail sector is cooling down following the normal holiday boom, but that is to be expected. An important question: How is the US retail sector performing without the holiday "noise,” and where do we expect the industry to head in the future?
Business cycle decline in the US and the world will persist into 2020. It is important to know the trends, understand how they will impact you, and know what to look for regarding signs of the next business cycle rising trend.