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Are Mail-Order Catalogs Staging a Comeback?

Is there a place for the lowly mail-order catalog in the digital age? The bankruptcy of in-flight catalog SkyMall aside, recent trends suggest the answer is yes. Following five consecutive years of […]

Motorcyclists

Deaths Rise among Older Motorcycle Riders

Motorcycle dealers are tasked with doing more than peddling big bikes. They’re expanding their services to ensure that riders, specifically young boomers, are ready for the road. The US industry, […]

Venezuela

Default Risk Rises as Venezuelan Economy Nears Implosion

Venezuela’s rapid path to economic implosion is forcing bondholders and companies operating there to review their investment strategy. Last year several large US companies operating in Venezuela, including Coca Cola, […]

Compass

Improving Fundamentals Drive Confidence in US Economy

Broad macroeconomic conditions in the US strengthened over the course of 2014, based on key fundamentals including GDP growth, gains in the labor market, and stronger consumer and business confidence. […]

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D&B Business Health Index: Gradual Growth for US States in 2015

Gradual economic growth is the overall trend among states in the US for 2015, according to D&B’s macroeconomic indicator, called the Overall Business Health Index. Despite the general good news […]

CES

What Did CES Reveal about 2015 Tech Trends?

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the biggest tech show in the US, wrapped up last week in Las Vegas. With 170,000 attendees and 3,600 exhibitors at the 2015 CES, the trade show has grown […]

Paris Protest

Terrorist Attacks Add to Woes of French Economy

Around 1.6 million people took over the streets of Paris on Sunday to mourn the 17 victims of a three-day-long terror attack carried out by three men with links to […]

vr

Imagining a Tangible Virtual-Reality Market

When Facebook announced a deal to acquire virtual-reality (VR) headset developer Oculus VR for $2 billion in March 2014, reactions ranged from raised eyebrows to death threats. Hype about consumer […]

UPS

How’s the Package Delivery Industry Handling Its Busy Season?

It was widely reported that yesterday (Monday, December 22) UPS was to deliver 34 million packages, more than any other day in its history. UPS expects to handle 585 million packages […]

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How Big Will Sony Lose?

The extraordinary hacking scandal that has plagued Sony in recent weeks — referred to at least once as “the worst of its type on a company on US soil” —  has a lot […]