Category: Industry

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Slow Ride: The Stages of Post-Hurricane Recovery

Slow Ride: The Stages of Post-Hurricane Recovery

The hurricanes that have battered the US Southeast and Gulf Coast over the past two months have resulted in extensive damage, both human and economic. Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall…
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2017 Second Quarter Macroeconomic Update: Solid Growth for Jobs and Trade

2017 Second Quarter Macroeconomic Update: Solid Growth for Jobs and Trade

Amid strong growth in nonresidential investment, increased consumer spending and a record-setting performance by the S&P 500, inflation-adjusted Gross Domestic Product (GDP) exhibited strong growth during the second quarter of…
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NAFTA trade

Effects of NAFTA Negotiations on Industries in Canada

For nearly 30 years, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has bound together the Canadian, US and Mexican economies, thus rendering the economic performance of industries across the continent…
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Profit Margin

Healthy Profit: Three Industries Outperforming Their Overall Sector in Canada

As with any other revenue expense, profit margins are highly susceptible to input cost changes and any fluctuations in overall industry conditions. As wage and purchase costs rise and fall,…
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Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Challenges: Four Industries Affected by Cybercrime

The disruption caused by the rise of the internet and popularity of web-enabled devices is indisputable; industries have been completely flipped upside down as new, online businesses offer consumers products…
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Three US Industries Reshaped by Tech Giants

Three US Industries Reshaped by Tech Giants

The giants of Silicon Valley have built their reputations on splashy breakthroughs. Much of their most-anticipated moves are focused on new technology, like Google’s self-driving cars or Amazon’s drone fleet….
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5 Canadian Industries Affected by Potential NAFTA Renegotiations

5 Canadian Industries Affected by Potential NAFTA Renegotiations

The first of three rounds of renegotiations focused on modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) concluded in ambiguity on Sunday in Washington, D.C., amid a cool reception from…
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Tech takeover: Six industries affected by new autonomous vehicles

Tech Takeover: Six Industries Affected by New Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous vehicles, or vehicles that can guide themselves without human conduction, are becoming an increasingly realistic technology. Autonomous vehicles use various technical inputs including GPS navigation equipment, advanced processing semiconductors,…
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peer-to-peer review sites

Checked in: Peer-to-Peer Review Sites Help These 7 Industries Connect with Consumers

The growing use of online and mobile platforms has changed operations in countless industries. Not only has the internet changed how consumers purchase and consume goods and services, but the…
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US and China Trade Relations

Six Industries Affected by Changes in US & China Trade Policy

The Trump Administration has changed aspects of the American political system, and the domestic trade agenda, especially the US’s trade relationship with China. After the Trump administration considered imposing flat…
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