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ITR Experts Say Management Planning

Pricing and the Golden Rule
By ITR Economics on June 21, 2022

Inflation feels like a new threat to the economy, but in reality it is an old ghost from the past. Dealing with inflation as business managers is about protecting profit margins,...

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Meet our Directors: Eric and Grace
By ITR Economics on June 17, 2022

Originally formed in 1948, ITR Economics has grown so much over the years. As we continue to expand and improve, we have formed a strong Leadership Team to lead the charge. We are delighted...

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Addressing Your Labor Challenge in a Tight Market
By ITR Economics on June 14, 2022

There are plenty of issues for businesses to worry about right now. Slowing economic growth, higher interest rates, supply chain challenges, and inflation at multi-decade highs are just a...

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ITR Experts Say Management Planning

Three Reasons to Lead With Optimism on the Back Side of the Business Cycle
By ITR Economics on June 9, 2022

"Lead with optimism" is one of our Management Objectives™ that we reinforce when times are uncertain. The casual reader might picture a business owner or executive stretching her mouth into...

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ITR Experts Say Budget Planning

Rates Are Rising – Should You Still Borrow?
By ITR Economics on June 3, 2022

We’ve all heard rates are going up. The chart shows US Government Long-Term Bond Yields, a good general gauge of interest rates. We are using the three-month moving average (3MMA) to smooth...

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Trends Report Internal Forecasting

How Does the ITR Trends Report™ Help Identify Markets for Growth?
By ITR Economics on May 23, 2022

If you were to ask business owners and executives which superpower they would most want to have, many would surely choose the ability to see the future. Many might be reflecting on past...

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