Lauren Saidel-Baker

Recent Posts

When Data Is Volatile, Focus on the Long Game

The dust is settling from the double black swan events of early 2020, and we are examining the economic data to...

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Amid Historic Job Losses, Incomes Are…Rising?

It may sound counterintuitive, but it’s true. US Disposable Personal Income in April was 13.8% higher than the...

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The Changing Retail Landscape

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the retail sector hard. US Total Retail Sales in March were 6.7% below the March 2019...

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Small Mercies - The Consumer Could Be Worse

The coming weeks and months will bring new data regarding the magnitude of ongoing economic decline, and the...

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Management Objectives™ for Trying Times

Recent black swan events have precipitated market upheaval to a degree not seen since the Great Recession. Our team...

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Wholesale Trade: Identifying What Matters in a Volatile World

Global volatility seems to be rising, not least due to black swan events such as COVID-19. Supply chain disruptions,...

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