Inflation Grew Stronger Than Anticipated in March

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Monday, April 15, 2024 9:38 AM You can kiss a June interest rate cut goodbye.

Consumer Feedback Triggered by Negative Experiences

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Friday, April 12, 2024 11:54 AM Our research underscores the importance of building emotional connections with customers to foster true, long-term loyalty.

How Soon Will AI Shrink Workforces?

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Thursday, April 11, 2024 10:58 AM AI is emerging as a great disruptor in the world of work.

NRF Says Economy Remains ‘Sturdy’ in Face of Slower Growth

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024 3:01 PM No one can accurately forecast what surprises the next year might hold, but the foundation of the economy is relatively sturdy and still on a sustainable path.

Consumers Think Gen AI Will Boost Online Experience

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024 11:15 AM The majority of consumers believe generative AI has already improved the online shopping experience.

More U.S. Job Openings in February as Layoffs Rose

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Monday, April 8, 2024 1:53 PM Demand for workers in the U.S. picked up slightly in February in a sign that the job market remains on strong footing, though layoffs picked up that month.

What Do Online Shoppers Really Want?

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Friday, April 5, 2024 12:14 PM When it comes to online shopping, the top qualities consumers seek from an e-commerce retailer are lower prices, free shipping, a wide variety of product options and fast shipping.

Consumer Spending Stages a Comeback

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Thursday, April 4, 2024 3:17 PM As long as employment growth remains strong, it can underpin solid spending, however, consumers overall are not prepared for a weakening in the labor market should it unfold.

Leveraging the Benefits of AI-Powered Retail

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024 1:44 PM AI is more than a technological upgrade; it represents a shift in the fabric of consumer engagement and an opportunity for business practice revitalization.

How Federal Agencies Plan to Use Artificial Intelligence

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Tuesday, April 2, 2024 12:11 PM Leaders from governments, civil society and the private sector have a moral, ethical and societal duty to make sure that artificial intelligence is adopted and advanced in a way that protects the public from potential harm, while ensuring everyone is able to enjoy its full benefit.

Retail Workers Want More Technology

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Monday, April 1, 2024 11:15 AM Increased consumer pressure, operational efficiency requirements, ongoing labor shortages and the advent of AI have required retailers to rethink how they attract, retain and motivate store associates.

U.S. Home Prices Hit Another Record High

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Friday, March 29, 2024 11:54 AM On a seasonal adjusted basis, home prices have continued to break through previous all-time highs set last year.

Federal Reserve Doesn’t See Recession Coming

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Thursday, March 28, 2024 1:33 PM The economy is strong, the labor market is strong and inflation has come way down.

About 10 Percent of U.S. Workers Are in Jobs Most Exposed to AI

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Wednesday, March 27, 2024 9:00 AM If we were thinking about this in health terms we would be saying: Who is most likely to catch the virus and what can we do to vaccinate them?

NRF Forecasts Retail Sales to Reach at Least $5.23 Trillion in 2024

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Tuesday, March 26, 2024 9:50 AM The resiliency of consumers continues to power the American economy, and we are confident there will be moderate but steady growth through the end of the year.