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Welcome to the future

January 13, 2020 Molly Moseley

As we look forward to the sure to be roaring 2020s, we leave behind some notable, and at times regrettable trends. Everything from Gangnam Style and fidget spinners, to Pokemon Go and Marie Kondo, along with any semblance of data …

Is Pier 1 done?

December 16, 2019 Nic Gustafson

Inside Pier 1 stores this holiday season employees are busy helping shoppers finish up their shopping lists. Back at Pier 1 headquarters finance staff are getting ready for their quarterly earnings call, scheduled for this Wednesday, December 18th. In anticipation …

Peak coal now, peak oil next?

December 11, 2019 Nic Gustafson

November’s job listings data was particularly negative as all states and sectors saw declines, but none more severe than the Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction sector. Employment in the sector has steadily been on the decline, despite President Trump promising to …

Streaming battleground: Disney+ vs. Netflix

November 20, 2019 Nic Gustafson

The streaming war has been hot, but it just got hotter as Disney launched its own streaming service last week (though not without a few hiccups). there has been much speculation as to how this will impact Netflix‘s already slowing subscription …