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Headlines of Horror
By Brian Beaulieu on June 23, 2022

Truth be told, headlines are a poor planning tool for anything. Even the major news organizations don’t get it right, certainly not all the time. They quote famous names, sell their...

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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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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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Staying Profitable Through the 2020s
By Kimberly Clark on May 18, 2022

Inflation isn’t linear. While we have experienced rising inflation so far in 2022, we expect disinflation, or inflation at a slowing pace, by the second half of this year. This will offer...

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Use Your Competitive Advantages to Navigate This Pricing Environment
By ITR Economics on May 12, 2022

"Highlight your competitive advantages so you do not have to compete on price alone."This is a Management Objective™ we frequently give to our clients, and, in today's environment of rising...

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How Does the ITR Economics Trends Report™ Increase My Competitive Advantage?
By ITR Economics on May 5, 2022

In today's business world, competition is fierce. A magic crystal ball that tells the future would make the life of a business owner or executive so much easier, but that just isn’t in the...

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