Posts Tagged ‘inflation’

Could the US Still See a Recession? A Handy Primer About the Confusing Economy

Jul 26th, 2023

For two years, inflation has been the dark cloud hanging over the economy, but we’re beginning to see patches of blue sky. Click here to read more.

Two-Year Trends

Mar 1st, 2023

Time flies when you’re having fun, and I have had a great time covering the window film industry. I celebrate two years at WINDOW FILM magazine on April 26, and I’m thankful for your support. With March 1 here, let’s take a look at the top trends during my time at the magazine. The Top […]

Recession or Not? Plan Either Way!

May 18th, 2022

Are you prepared for the potential ebbs that your business may experience over the next year? Although economists’ opinions are divided, key indicators point towards a U.S. recession by 2023. What you do now could make or break your business, leaving you successful or bankrupt. The Basics What is a recession anyway? The non-profit organization […]

How Burnout and Inflation Continue to Impact Small Business Owners

May 11th, 2022

The mental and economic stresses, strains and challenges of running a small business in a constantly challenging marketplace continue to grow. Click here to read more.

Ebb and Flow

Apr 13th, 2022

The past two years have delivered unchartered territory to all businesses, from global corporations to the sole proprietor. Even as consumers, we had to adjust to constant changes, which haven’t been easy. However, the challenges have been more complex for business owners. From shutdowns to employee shortages, supply-chain issues to inflation, how do you adapt […]

Democrats Unveil Plan For New Quarterly Stimulus Checks

Mar 16th, 2022

On March 10, a group of Democrats introduced legislation that would provide more stimulus money for Americans. Like the payments authorized by the American Rescue Plan Act in 2021, these payments would likely go directly into American’s bank accounts. The money would be sent out quarterly, aiming to help people cope with rising gas costs. […]

What’s Your Pain Point?

Feb 16th, 2022

This week’s lead story covers employee retention, but companies are also grappling with a labor shortage, reduced spending power, a stagnant supply chain and potential COVID-19 variants. What is your shop fighting most in these uncertain times? “The way the market is going, we’re trying to figure out whether or not we’re going to keep […]

A New Inflation Reading Shows the Small Business Tipping Point Has Been Reached

Feb 16th, 2022

The latest Consumer Price Index reading, the highest in four decades, isn’t the only sign that inflation is extending rather than giving up its hold over the U.S. economy in 2022. An increasing number of American small businesses say they are now passing on higher costs to customers, or soon will be forced to make […]

Powell to Tell Senate Omicron Variant Poses Downside Risk to Economy, Complicates Inflation Picture

Dec 1st, 2021

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell believes that the omicron variant of Covid-19 and a recent uptick in coronavirus cases pose a threat to the U.S. economy and muddle an already-uncertain inflation outlook. Worries over the new variant could “reduce people’s willingness to work in person, which would slow progress in the labor market and intensify […]