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    Lingerie Stores Experience Higher Sales From Teens and Women Over 45

    Lingerie Stores Experience Higher Sales From Teens and Women Over 45

    The Lingerie Stores industry has grown over the five years to 2017, with revenue rising at an annualized rate of 1.0% to $7.6 billion. Operators in this industry sell lingerie, shapewear, nightgowns and other intimate apparel. Product-line expansion and favorable consumer trends have boosted demand for lingerie stores in recent years. For example, to foster […]

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    New Frontier: Canada Looks to Other Trade Regions Amid NAFTA Renegotiations

    New Frontier: Canada Looks to Other Trade Regions Amid NAFTA Renegotiations

    Canadian business uncertainty is high following the recent US election due to the Trump administration’s goal to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The Canadian economy has relied on US markets for decades  with exports to the United States consistently comprising more than 70.0% of  Canada’s total over the past 10 years. Amid […]

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    Consultative Procurement: Asking Questions & Influencing Outcomes

    Consultative Procurement: Asking Questions & Influencing Outcomes

    Owner and Editor of Buyers Meeting Point A more consultative approach to procurement can bring big benefits. Join Kelly Barner from Buyers Meeting Point as she highlights some key ways to bring your team and organization on board. Career consultants have a reputation that precedes them. They show up as polished as their highly graphical […]

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    Climate Change, Policy Shifts and the Corporate World

    Climate Change, Policy Shifts and the Corporate World

    On March 28th, President Trump declared the war on coal over as he signed an executive order officially undoing the Obama-era Clean Power Plan (CPP). The executive order aims to curb the federal government’s enforcement of climate regulations by rescinding the moratorium on coal mining on US federal lands – delivering on Trump’s campaign promise […]

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    Top Five Distressed US Industries

    Top Five Distressed US Industries

    A growing online presence, volatile commodity costs and trade patterns have influenced the following five industries significantly. The industries are ranked by the quickest expected industry value added (IVA) declines, which measures the industry’s contribution to the US economy, curated using IBISWorld’s proprietary database. In addition to IVA deteriorations, all five of these industries have […]

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    The New Interactive: Teaching & Technology in the 21st Century

    The New Interactive: Teaching & Technology in the 21st Century

    For a generation raised on iPads and smartphones, keeping technology out of K-12 classrooms is simply not an option anymore. Although there is still some debate over the benefits of using electronics in education, more school districts are opting to teach the next generation by speaking their language: instruction through technology. As tax revenue and […]