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IN THE NEWS: Women’s Wear Daily

“I doubt that Prime Day can make retail any more promotional than it already has managed to become. But it does continue to move sales around—as well as change the nature of the promotions driving sales. The sales are moving toward…


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IN THE NEWS: Women’s Wear Daily

“With each tit-for-tat move by the U.S. and China, among other countries, it (the trade war) is likely to have a still greater impact” on the consumer, said Frank Badillo, director of research for MacroSavvy. This is an excerpt from Women’s…


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IN THE NEWS: Women’s Wear Daily

“This is going to be another factor that contributes to higher price inflation going forward,” said Frank Badillo, director of research for MacroSavvy. This is an excerpt from Women’s Wear Daily. The full article is found here.


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IN THE NEWS: Associated Press

The retail industry “relied on a largely unskilled entry labor force. Now, it’s leaning more toward skilled people and competing with other sectors” like technology, said economist Frank Badillo, founder and director of research at MacroSavvy. This is an excerpt from…


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IN THE NEWS: Richmond Times-Dispatch

“Kmart’s demise started more than 20 years ago as Walmart, Target and a range of retailers and, in some cases, whole new formats led by Costco and warehouse clubs stepped up rollouts of new brick-and-mortar stores nationwide,” said Frank Badillo, director…


IN THE NEWS: Associated Press

In the past decade, about one out of every seven jobs have vanished in the hardest-hit sectors like clothing and consumer electronics, says Frank Badillo, director of research at MacroSavvy LLC. Though department stores have suffered the most, smaller businesses also…


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IN THE NEWS: Philadelphia Inquirer

Frank Badillo, research director at MacroSavvy.com, which tracks socio- and macro-economic trends, said that since 2013, spending on food services has shown three straight years of growth exceeding 5 percent, benefiting Nutrisystem. This is an excerpt from The Philadelphia Inquirer. The…