MAPI's research forecasts a higher 2015 manufacturing growth percentage than originally anticipated, while 2016's outlook was lowered.
The weakness in February was widespread, with weaker demand for commercial aircraft, autos and...
Both the ISA Distributor and Manufacturer Indexes showed healthy growth, spreading optimism...
The report shows that while extreme long-term employment was down from last year, 11.4 of those...
The plummeting price of oil since mid-2014 led producers to reduce the amount of rigs in operation in the U.S., but analysts said the effects of those cuts won't be felt by the marketplace for some time.
A big surge by utilities due to a cold winter offset a third straight decline in factory output.
The price of oil has fallen close to its lowest price in six years, and many expect it to fall much further in the coming weeks because supplies are still heading up and the summer driving season is still months away.
A new report from the Institute for Women's Policy Research forecasts the national gender wage gap will close in the year 2058, meaning women will not receive equal pay for the next 43 years. In some states, it will take even longer.
Robust hiring in the past 12 months and lower gas prices lifted consumer confidence in January and February, but those trends have yet to boost consumer spending this year.
At the end of last Wednesday the dollar ended at its highest value of $1.05 against the euro in 12 years. This isn’t the end either, according to analysts the dollar could very well become even more valuable in the coming days.
Despite the decline, January's industrial production increase has experts optimistic about cutting tool shipment growth in February and March.
Workers who quit typically do so to take higher-paying jobs. That's why rising numbers of quits typically signal confidence in the economy and the job market.
Market analysis from consulting firm Grand View Research shows that increasing growth in the automotive and construction industries will continue to drive demand.
Despite the string of declines in sales, economists remain optimistic that sales will rebound in coming months as consumer spending gets a boost from falling gas prices and healthy job gains.
Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the price is still 97 cents per gallon less than a year ago.
Every work day lost during New England's historic winter has resulted in millions of dollars taken out of the regional economy.
Much of the dip in imports likely came from lower oil prices and a labor dispute that disrupted shipping at West Coast ports, while the strong U.S. dollar is weighing down exports.
Quarterly forecasts suggest that lower domestic energy prices and declining overseas competitive advantages make the U.S. an attractive destination for high value-added manufacturing.
Exxon Mobile and BP both say we should get used to low oil prices for a while. Who will be effected the most?
NBMDA members saw strong sales growth in Q4, with both distributors and manufacturers posting 7 percent growth.
Weaker productivity and higher labor costs could spell inflation troubles for the economy, but analysts say that the changes in the fourth quarter are temporary.
Orders are no longer standardized, retailers demand more value-added services, and customers expect to receive products faster than ever. Now is the time to examine how B2B will continue to shape material handling trends this year.
Survey publisher BDO USA says many traditional brick-and-mortar retailers have fewer opportunities for growth, and are turning to M&A to gain market share through consolidation or enter new markets to extend their brand and reach.
DXP reported healthy sales increases across the board, but a large impairment charge in Q4 gave the company a net loss.
Though February's manufacturing index still indicated expansion, it was the fourth straight drop and the lowest reading since January 2014.
Exxon Mobil gas production has been reduced after an explosion at one refinery and labor unrest at another, resulting in a 25 cent-per-gallon increase in less than a week.
Reliance's succession plan includes a new CEO, CFO, and executive vice president.
The rebound is a key indicator that business investment plans showed an increase.
Interline's sales increased across all segments both quarterly and yearly, but increased SG&A costs related to expansion initiatives and litigation charges hurt its bottom line.
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