Tariffs cost the average American household more than $1,200 in 2020
The impact of inflation on the retail industry and what to know about the future for consumers and retailers.
Inflation softened in July – but remains a problem moving forward
While there are some positive markers surrounding inflation, we are nowhere out of the woods.
July Retail Sales Show Consumers Still Shopping Despite Inflation
Core retail sales rose in July even as overall sales remained flat on a monthly basis, and both rose year over year.
Store opening announcements keep pace with 2021
The return to stores continues, with closings down 60 percent.
Recession Unlikely in 2022
Despite two quarters of decline, the economy doesn't appear to be in a recession and is unlikely to enter one this year.
Monthly Economic Review: August 2022
Recession unlikely in 2022 as consumer outlook remains favorable.