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- How Safe Is Your Job? McGinn, Daniel; Naughton, Keith // Bulletin with Newsweek;02/06/2001, Vol. 119 Issue 6260, p74
Reports that several companies have started laying off their employees in the United States as of February 6, 2001. Companies' preparation for the projected slowdown of the economy; Displaced workers' search for employment; Implications for economic conditions in the U.S.
- Hopes For A Recovery Rise As Unemployment Holds Steady. // AirGuide Online.com;3/15/2010, p3
The article reports that the decrease in the number of layoffs, shows signs of recovery of the U.S. economy.
- Strong economy to brighten 2nd half. Halverson, Richard // Discount Store News;7/13/98, Vol. 37 Issue 13, p8
Reports on the effect of a strong national economy on retail trade in the United States. Growth of total retail sales for 1998's first quarter; Stability of inflation rate; Consumer confidence's high level in 1998; Presence of middle and upper income consumers at discount stores.
- Retail market roundup: Consolidation continues to be the name of the game. McCloud, John // National Real Estate Investor;May97, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p56
Focuses on mergers and acquisitions in the retail industry of the United States. Oversupply of space; Entertainment as a growing force; Return of strength to the department store industry; Strength of the United States economy.
- It's About Money, Not War. Stankevich, Debby Garbato // Retail Merchandiser;May2003, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p4
Discusses the impact of the war in Iraq on the performance of the retail industry. Views on the psychological effects of the war on consumer behavior; Statistical data on the sales of dollar stores and warehouse clubs in the U.S.; Concerns over the effect of the war on the U.S. economy.
- Sluggish retail sales last month suggest Santa won't deliver. Matthews, Gordon // American Banker;10/23/1995, Vol. 160 Issue 204, p40
Reports on the sluggish retail sales in the United States in September 1995. Opinion of Norwest Corp. chief economist Sung Won Sohn; Anticipation of same conditions in December 1995; Business cycle indicators.
- Economists: Prepared for worst. Emert, Carol // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;7/17/1995, Vol. 170 Issue 9, p16
Presents forecasts by financial analysts on the performance of the United States retail trade during the 1995 second half. Continued deceleration of US economic growth through 1996; Other national economic factors that might affect the industry; Projected sales improvement in women's apparel;...
- Apparel sales up 1.3 percent in August. Maxwell, Alison // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;9/15/1999, Vol. 178 Issue 53, p15
Highlights a retail sales report from the United States Commerce Department, released on September 14, 1999. Increase of retail sales due to back-to-school shopping; Benefit of the positive consumer attitude on the economy.
- WAREHOUSE RETAILING: THE TREND OF THE FUTURE? Goodrich, Jonathan N.; Hoffman, Jo Ann // Business Horizons;Apr79, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p45
Focuses on the implication of the growth of warehouse retailing for future business trends in the United States. Accounts of competitive pressures in the proliferation of retail outlets; Definition of warehouse markets; Advantages and disadvantages of warehouse markets.