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NRF Predicts Healthy Growth for Holiday Retail Sales

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In light of inflation woes and continued supply chain issues, the National Retail Federation predicts holiday retail sales during November and December will grow 6% to 8% from 2021. That amount of growth would put sales between $942.6 billion and …

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Inflation Hits Highest Point in 40 Years

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The inflation rate topped 9.1% in June, the highest percentage in 40 years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Consumer Price Index was up 1.3% in June on top of the 1.0% increase in May. The energy …

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May Inflation Hits Highest Point Since 1981

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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers last week, which showed an increase of 1% in May, after rising 0.3% in April, and an inflation rate of 8.6%, the highest the U.S. …

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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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