Throughout the presidential campaign, president-elect Donald Trump stuck to a seven-point trade platform that included, in brief, the following talking points...
President-Elect Donald Trump’s candidacy has left precisely zero room for indifference. Safely assuming you’ve had a pulse and a brain for the past 18 months, you’ve undoubtedly formed opinions about the man. It’s also safe to assume that many of those opinions are derived from his remarks on social and humanitarian issues. For the purposes of this column, forgive me for setting those aside. Let’s take an objective look at two of his proposals—immigration and tax reform—that might directly impact the business of retail.
The public’s distrust of has never been on more clear display than it has this election cycle. Unfortunately for those who sell to the public, it’s a sentiment that’s contagious.
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Gallup says last month’s consumer spending marked the highest on post-recession record. True, “post-recession” doesn’t give us much of a backlog from which to mark historical sales records. But, the $91 per day that Gallup says Americans spent in September 2016 is a gigantic leap from the paltry $59 average daily September spending we saw in 2010. Consider that in September 2008, when we were on the verge of financial meltdown but not yet in the felt throes of it, consumers spent $99 per day on average in September.