Economy

Job Growth Continues, Unemployment Falls, but Some Leery About the Future
Job Growth Continues, Unemployment Falls, but Some Leery About the Future
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The U.S. unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since the turn of the century in...

NAFTA Talks Put on Hold
NAFTA Talks Put on Hold
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Despite pressure from President Donald Trump to hammer out a new North American Free...

Consumer Sentiment Declines; Consumer Spending Growth Slows

Consumer sentiment in the U.S. declined...


Industry Reacts to Potential US-China Trade War

Promo leaders maintain that tariffs could ...


U.S. Job Gains Better Than Expected In February

As the national unemployment rate held...

Economy Watch: Monthly Industrial Output Slips Slightly
Economy Watch: Monthly Industrial Output Slips Slightly
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Total industrial production in the U.S. was 3.7% higher in January than a year...

Survey: U.S Consumer Sentiment Declines
Survey: U.S Consumer Sentiment Declines
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A new survey shows that consumer sentiment in the United States unexpectedly dropped...

Promo Industry Reacts to Federal Tax Law Overhaul
Promo Industry Reacts to Federal Tax Law Overhaul
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From uncertainty to optimism about enhanced sales growth, the sweeping overhaul of...

Survey: Business Owners Optimistic for 2018
Survey: Business Owners Optimistic for 2018
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Entering 2018, more than two-thirds of U.S. small-business owners are optimistic...

Minimum Wages to Rise Across the Country this Week

A number of workers in America will be...


ADP: November Payrolls Up 190K

Boosted by the manufacturing sector,...


NAFTA Talks Spark Concern in Promo Industry

The latest talks to rework the North...

Economy Watch: October Housing Numbers Exceed Expectations

Homebuilding rates in the U.S. increased...


Report: Holiday Retail Sales Could Grow 4.5%

Economists are predicting strong retail...


Looming NAFTA Talks Spark Concern, Hope in Promo Industry

President Donald Trump has often...

Study: Small Businesses Want Congress to Work on Economy
Study: Small Businesses Want Congress to Work on Economy
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A majority of small-business owners believe Congress is not currently doing enough to...

Economy Adds 222K Jobs in June
Economy Adds 222K Jobs in June
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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has reported that the U.S. economy...

Economy Watch: U.S. Manufacturing Activity Increases
Economy Watch: U.S. Manufacturing Activity Increases
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A closely watched gauge of manufacturing activity in the United States increased in...

U.S. Consumer Confidence Rises in June
U.S. Consumer Confidence Rises in June
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Consumer confidence in the U.S. is up in June, according to an index tracked by The...

Global Sales of Licensed Merchandise Rise
Global Sales of Licensed Merchandise Rise
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Worldwide retail sales of licensed merchandise rose 4.4% in 2016 to $262.9 billion, a...

Economy Watch: Homebuilding Declines Again in May
Economy Watch: Homebuilding Declines Again in May
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Homebuilding declined for the third straight month in May, a possible sign that the...