Articles by tag: recession

Where To Go From Here: Decoding the Future of the Real Estate Landscape in An Unstable Economy

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As the country continues to grapple with things like unstable geopolitical issues, record-high inflation and rising interest rates, the real estate landscape is undergoing seismic shifts. Investors and professionals are vying for insights to predict market movements and drive sustainable investment strategies. Experts, like those at JP Morgan, note that a mild to moderate […]

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The Role of Marketing During Economic Uncertainty with Laura Goldberg of Constant Contact

In times of economic uncertainty, businesses must navigate uncharted waters to stay ahead of the curve. As the world shifts and evolves, businesses must adapt their marketing strategies to remain relevant and successful. In this episode of the MarketScale podcast, host Ben Thomas sat down with Laura Goldberg, CMO of Constant Contact, to discuss […]

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With an Uncertain Economic Climate, Retailers Should Focus on Improving Operational Excellence

As retailers emerge from a three-year-long pandemic, the outlook for the market remains testy: Fears of recession and persistently high inflation are expected to continue to have an effect on consumer spending. On top of this, geopolitical factors in Europe keep supply chain disruptions on most retailer’s radar, aggravating existing wounds from COVID’s impact […]

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Plumbing Industry: Providing Support and Adding Value to Your Employees

After the 2008 recession, unemployment reached a high of 10 percent, double the rate in December 2007 of five percent. In the midst of the economic downturn, James Terry managed to start a plumbing company, GreenTeam. Why and how did Terry decide to start his business at this time, and how has the culture […]

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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 increase […]

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The Right Software Solutions to Counter a Recession are the Ones That Helps Businesses Bounce Back

When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Every business is facing its own version of budget pains with heavy demand destruction from the Fed and a persisting inflationary economy. In times of economic downturn, businesses are always looking for ways to stay afloat, and sometimes the best solution is a to find […]

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Businesses Fearing a Recession Should Use AI to Optimize Their Supply Chain

Thanks to high inflation, rising interest rates, and massive job cuts, fear of recession has become modus operandi for most businesses. Even with year-over-year inflation somewhat cooling and with the shuttering of Silicon Valley Bank, the Federal Reserve shows no signs of continuing its path of demand destruction with interest rate hikes. A bearish […]

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ChargeExpo 2024: How Advanced Conductors Can Enhance EV Infrastructure and Revolutionize the Energy Sector
March 1, 2024

The U.S. power grid is struggling, and it’s no wonder why: The aging grid was not built for a time when clean energy sources would begin to replace fossil fuels. With an increasing number of Americans expected to switch to electric vehicles in the coming years, the need to decarbonize the power grid and […]

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The Future of the Energy Sector Rests on Energy Efficiency. Global Energy Partners is Leading the Way
March 1, 2024

The spotlight was on the future of energy efficiency at ChargeExpo 2024, with industry leaders gathering to discuss innovative solutions and trends shaping the sector. At the forefront of this shift is the drive to reduce carbon footprints and lower utility bills for consumers and businesses alike. This trend aligns with recent developments, such […]

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Transforming Urban Utilities with AI: Spotlight on Ubicquia’s DTM+ at DISTRIBUTECH 2024
February 29, 2024

In a world where technology is reshaping every aspect of life, Ubicquia is leading the charge in transforming urban development and utility management through the power of artificial intelligence (AI). Dedicated to building safer cities by leveraging the power of technology, Ubicquia has even won awards for its innovations. The DTM+, a device designed […]

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DISTRIBUTECH 2024: How Oracle’s Game-Changing ADMS Tech Can Power the Future of Utility Companies
February 29, 2024

The utility industry is facing disruption: As citizens increasingly transition to electric vehicles and adopt renewable energy sources, utility companies are being forced to grapple with infrastructure too ill-equipped to support these evolving demands. Recognizing the need for a more adaptable and efficient grid, Oracle has introduced its Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) alongside […]

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Business Survival Tip: Why You Shouldn’t Lower Your Prices in an Economic Downturn
January 1, 2023

In the context of business survival during a recession, Dennis Yu, CEO, of BlitzMetrics, on the CoachYu Show asserts that price serves as a signal and advises against lowering prices during challenging economic periods. Dennis Yu argues that the best businesses, regardless of their nature, thrive even in recessions, suggesting that lowering prices reflects a […]

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Big-Tech Layoffs: Recession or Mismanagement?
November 18, 2022

“The recession is coming; the recession is coming! ” – Paul Revere, 2022 As whispers of a pending recession become louder and louder, it stands to reason these major layoffs in big-tech are a preemptive measure to keep companies afloat. So far, we’ve seen companies like Twitter, Amazon, Meta and more laying off, in […]

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Can Service and Education Beat Inflation?
November 17, 2022

It is no secret that 2022 has been a rough year for just about every segment of the economy in the United States. That is not to say there are not ways to mitigate the impact of higher prices and ensuing job cuts, and materials shortages. Adam Morrisey, VP, Strategy & Business Development for […]

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The Consequences Of Rising Inflation & Crude Oil Prices
October 18, 2022

How have rising inflation and interest rates impacted the WTI crude oil market? Opportune’s Commodity Risk Advisory Director, Ryan Dusek sits down with E2Bs Daniel J. Litwin to cover the situation and discuss his recent article, The Feds Fight Against Inflation: Is WTI Crude Oil Recession Proof?

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The Impact of Tech Layoffs on Remote and Overseas Workforces
June 30, 2022

As businesses search for profitability in the face of a potential recession, many tech companies have made the difficult decision to layoff significant portions of their staff. But what, if any, impact does this trend have on the remote and overseas workforce? We asked Lach de Crespigny, Co-Founder of Revelo, to break down this impact and […]

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How Should Brands Look to Grow Their Customer Base?
September 16, 2020

During times of economic downturn, it makes sense that business owners would want to put a little extra money aside for a rainy day or find new room in their budget to help retain their staff. One of the easiest expenses for many businesses to slash is marketing. While companies won’t come to a […]

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What Would Reopening the Economy Do to Businesses and Workers?
April 23, 2020

Back from a brief hiatus, hosts Daniel Litwin and Tyler Kern return to Business Casual with producer Taylor Bagley for a discussion on reopening the economy post-pandemic. Governors from state to state are responding to President Trump’s plan to reopen American, some moving to reopen certain brick and mortar establishments by next week. The […]

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