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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]