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ITR Experts Say Management Planning

Checking in at the Peak
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on January 13, 2022

As the calendar flips to 2022, your ITR economists are recognizing a slightly different milestone. We expect many core segments of the economy to reach a business cycle peak during the...

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ITR Experts Say Management Planning

Shifting Phases, Shifting Strategies
By Connor Lokar on January 11, 2022

Management objectives are tailored strategies that are implemented during specific phases of the business cycle to yield better results. The industrial economy and most players in it are...

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ITR Experts Say Construction

Update: Infrastructure Bill Passes
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on November 16, 2021

With House passage Nov. 5 and President Biden's signature 10 days later, the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill is now a reality. The bill was initially moving alongside a $2 trillion...

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ITR Experts Say Retail

The Sugar High Fades: Post-Stimulus Consumer Trends
By Connor Lokar on November 11, 2021

A unique combination of pent-up demand, initially depressed price levels, and profound stimulus support (boosting both savings and disposable income) has yielded explosive demand and...

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ITR Experts Say Finance

Inflation Starts to Bite
By Connor Lokar on November 10, 2021

Most see "inflation" as a dirty word, indicative of weakening spending power and the diminishing purchasing capability of a fixed number of dollars, both of which are technically true....

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ITR Experts Say Management Planning

Can Technology Solve the Labor Problem?
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on October 12, 2021

The tight labor market is one of the toughest, if not the toughest, of the problems currently facing business leaders –– and it is unlikely to improve in the near term. With near-full...

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