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IBISWorld Back to School Press Release 2017

Back to Books: The Strengthening Economy and a Larger Pool of School-Aged Children Will Boost Spending

Class is almost back in session, which means notebooks and calculators are darting off shelves as quickly as they are stocked. This year, IBISWorld expects that these goods will fly…
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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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Fame Factor: Five Industries Affected by Pop Culture Trends

Fame Factor: Five Industries Affected by Pop Culture Trends

With the abundance of social media platforms, news outlets and online streaming services, access to popular culture is more available than ever. To that end, it’s no surprise that favored…
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Three Retail Industries Withstanding E-commerce Pressure in Canada

Three Retail Industries Withstanding E-commerce Pressure in Canada

Various retail outlets across Canada have experienced increasingly intense external competitive pressure, as consumers continue to shift their shopping habits away from browsing at brick-and-mortar locations to opt for buying…
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2017 First Quarter Macroeconomic Update

2017 First Quarter Macroeconomic Update

Defying forecasts but in line with recent trends, inflation-adjusted Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew at a tepid seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 1.2% through the first quarter of 2017, according…
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Hot Dog: Fourth of July Holiday Will Boost Revenue for Many US Industries

Hot Dog: Fourth of July Holiday Will Boost Revenue for Many US Industries

As summer moves into full swing, road trips, barbecues and outdoor activities capture the focus of the American public. Rising temperatures and longer days tend to shift consumer spending toward…
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The Bottom Line: The State of Consumer Credit in Canada

The Bottom Line: The State of Consumer Credit in Canada

 Historically low interest rates and increasing residential property values have created a set of conditions that have incentivized Canadians to take on higher levels of debt in recent years. Over…
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Open Internet: Industries Affected by Potential Net Neutrality Changes

Open Internet: Industries Affected by Potential Net Neutrality Changes

Net Neutrality is an internet freedom concept that prevents internet service providers (ISPs) from purposefully slowing internet connections, censoring internet content, and overseeing what websites and applications users can access….
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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…
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