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The Importance of Sales Forecasting

When we ask our clients why they are using our consulting services, the most common response is "strategic planning." But what do they mean by that?
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The Value of a Market Forecast

If you were in a meeting and your boss asked you which markets you should target in your five-year plan, what would give you confidence as you answer the question?
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The Labor Market Loves Quitters

Is your employee turnover rate in line with the national average? Or is employee retention a problem for your business?
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2008 Great Recession – Were You Prepared?

In January of 2006, our CEO, Brian Beaulieu, wrote his Executive Summary for what was then called the EcoTrends (today the Trends Report™). It wasn’t an easy article to write. ...
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Forecasting the ITR Way vs. the Way You Were Taught

Anyone who has graduated with a business degree, worked in finance, or held a senior management position has general knowledge of regression analysis forecasting techniques, ...
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Construction 2020: The Year Ahead for Construction Markets

As we head into the final months of 2019, the construction cycles are shifting. The US housing market, down 3.2% from the same period a year ago, is currently in Phase D, ...
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