economy

Other
Paying A Steeper Price For Tariffs

We’re approaching the midway point of a year that started with so much forward momentum. But after the uneven retail sales results released the past few weeks, uneasiness is setting in as the housewares business speeds toward the second half.

Retail
NRF: With Higher Tariffs Looming, Import Levels Stay Strong

In spite of higher tariffs on Chinese-made products coming in mid-June, traffic at the nation’s major retail ports is expected to stay strong as retailers look to stock up for the back-to-school and holiday shopping seasons.

Retail
New Round Of Proposed Tariffs Includes Housewares

Several housewares and home goods categories are in the crosshairs of a potential next round of 25% tariffs that could be imposed by the Trump administration on an additional $300 billion in Chinese-made goods. This follows the 25% tariffs that were imposed on $200 billion worth of Chinese-made products that went into effect on Friday, May 10.

Retail
Trump Threatens China Tariff Hike This Friday

President Donald Trump has threatened to move forward with a 25% hike in tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports this Friday, May 10, ahead of a meeting between U.S. and Chinese trade officials that was scheduled for this week in Washington, D.C.

Retail
Trump Delays Tariffs Increase

White House plans to increase tariffs from 10% to 25% on $200 billion of products made in China have been delayed, President Donald Trump said, citing “substantial progress” in talks between the United States and China.

Retail
LIRA: Remodeling Spending To Slow In 2019

Annual growth in the national market for home improvement and repair is expected to slow by the end of the year, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.

1 2 3 7