Articles by tag: economy
Conversations from Shoptalk Europe: Retail Refined meets with Christoffer Sellin from COS
Shoptalk Europe 2023 brought the technologies and channels driving the future of retail into a clear perspective. This year’s annual event from May 9-11 in Barcelona allowed Retail Refined’s Melissa Gonzalez to sit down with key stakeholders making a difference in the market. COS (Collection of Style) is a European fashion brand doing innovative things […]
Why the Merger of the PGA Tour and LIV Golf is Great for Golf
The PGA Tour, LIV Golf, and DP World Tour have announced their merger, putting an end to the conflict that has dominated sports business news for the past 18 months. This merger is expected to bring more financial opportunities, increased accessibility for fans, and a variety of golf events. It is seen as a […]
SmartSky Networks | Accessing the Cloud in the Clouds, Are We There Yet?
Within the world of business aviation, accessing the cloud in the clouds, Are We There Yet? To answer this question, Host Grant Harrell looks to SmartSky Networks, an industry-leading organization that has established a next-generation air-to-ground (ATG) network that provides an unmatched connected experience inflight for both cabin and crew. SmartSky Networks’ patented beam-forming […]
Can You Find Your Home Sweet Home in This Unpredictable Housing Market?
In the fluctuating landscape of the current unpredictable housing market, potential homebuyers are navigating high mortgage rates, volatile economic conditions, housing changes and a tightening inventory. Home prices have shown a slight decline with the median existing-home sales price dropping 0.9% to $375,700 in March compared to a year ago. It’s the second month […]
Gasonomics: Mergers and Acquisitions in the Energy Sector
The energy economy has been unpredictable as of late for a number of reasons, including the changing of federal administration in early 2021. As a result, the amount of mergers and acquisitions in the energy sector has been lower. How does this happen, what does it mean for current energy solutions, and what can be […]
The Inflation Train Slows Overall But Gains Renewed Month-to-Month Steam. What Does This Mean for Businesses?
Gauging the consequences and status of persisting inflation can be a slippery endeavor, as most inflation news usually carries good and bad elements. Based on the most recent inflation update, the February CPI report, inflation seems to be meagerly slowing down; consumer prices have risen 6% since last February, down from the 6.4% YoY […]
A Deep Dive into this Week’s International Energy Complex
On the latest episode of Gasonomics, Tim Snyder of Matador Economics takes a deep dive into the recent week’s energy complex. The macro data is out: the consumer price index, producer price index, and retail sales for this time reveal new worries for a continuation of the numbers – and mean lower markets with higher […]
A Sharp Increase in Mexican Steel Imports is Posing Risks for U.S. Manufacturing and U.S. National Economy
The rapid increase of Mexican steel imports can have some dire consequences in the near future for the American economy. Several years ago the U.S. and Mexico agreed to a tariff deal that would allow Mexican steel to be imported duty-free into the U.S., while also under the terms that it would not exceed a […]
Why You Need to Pay Attention to the Rising Cost of Diesel
Welcome to 2023, a year of change. Given last year’s waves of inflation, many are hopeful this year will bring in lower prices and higher purchasing parity. However, while some markets in the U.S. are trending toward recovery, others, like grocery prices, are still on the rise. What might be happening behind the scenes […]
Real Estate Prices are Falling, but Interest Rates are Rising. Manhattan Real Estate Sales are Dipping as a Result…What’s in Store for the Future?
Housing prices soared during the peak of the pandemic in 2020 at a 30-year record-high appreciation rate of two percent between May and July. The price tags in real estate are finally falling a bit, but the interest rates are going the opposite way, says Forbes. What is the result? The industry is seeing some […]
How Rising Prices will Impact the Economic Forecast for Spring 2023
Global economies are still reeling and the results of that have shown up the year-end reviews of how several markets have performed. Tim Snyder, Economist at Matador Economics, recently discussed a few of these notable changes and his predictions for this spring. His economic forecast: a lot of fluctuation. For example, the energy complex recently started […]
Will Consumers Be Seeing Higher Prices as the Result of the Tightened Supply Chain?
Key Points: Consumers are going to see many more price increases by other producers as long as supply chain issues continue. Companies are trying to to figure out if these issues are temporary or if they’re the new normal. The biggest problem in the supply chain process is tension between companies hesitant to adapt […]