It shows how brittle the system has become in face of every new challenge.
“Not seasonally adjusted” retail sales spiked to a record. “Seasonally adjusted” retail sales fell. Both: +16.9% from year ago. What the heck is going on?
In a number of shopping corridors, asking rents collapsed by 50% to 73%, amid a slew of vacant stores. But in one corridor, rents jumped.
Spiking prices inflate retail sales across the board, but particularly at auto dealers and gas stations.
Stolen goods get sold to law-abiding Americans by third-party vendors on big ecommerce sites that profit from it. Legislation to control it struggles.
Brick & Mortar Meltdown Continues.
Money-printing hits home. Charts by retailer category.
Caught up in the brick-and-mortar meltdown, it faces its own botched decisions and a market that has horribly turned against its pharmacies.
Holiday selling season is going to be a mess: Look not for what you want but for what the store has.
A monstrously overstimulated economy that caused global supply chains and transportation systems to buckle.