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Articles in U.S. Business, Economy and Wholesale Toys

Strong U.S. dollar could hurt American economy

by Richmond Times Displatch on

The good news, if you're planning on taking a trip abroad, is that the dollar is on a tear. But the bad news, if you're planning on working in the United States, is that, well, the dollar is on a tear.... Read full article

Wal-Mart exec says retailer still committed to U.S manufacturing push

by Kim Souza on

There have been many executive changes at Wal-Mart Stores in recent months, including a new management team at the retailer’s mammoth U.S. division. And while some say all has seemed quiet on the retailer’s push to return manufacturing jobs to the... Read full article

World stocks stay near all-time high after Fed signals

by Marc Jones / Photo Credit: Reuters/Stringer/Remote on

World stocks stayed within reach of an all-time high on Wednesday as investors welcomed comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggesting that the U.S. central bank is in no rush raise interest rates.... Read full article

Home Depot rides the returning tide of U.S. economy

by Francine Kopun - AP Photo on

Home Depot, the world’s largest retailer, outdid Wall Street predictions on Tuesday, reporting higher sales, net earnings and dividends.... Read full article

U.S. home prices rise, service sector expands but consumer sentiment dips

by RYAN VLASTELICA AND MICHAEL CONNOR - (PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ROBERT GALBRAITH) on

(Reuters) - U.S. home prices rose again in December and activity in the services sector expanded in February at its fastest pace since October, but a gauge of consumer confidence fell, according to reports published on Tuesday.... Read full article

Manufacturers return as Aussie dollar drops

by Tim Binsted (Photo: Louie Douvis) on

The weaker Australian dollar is starting to drive manufacturers back to Australia in a sign the economy is adjusting to a post-mining boom world, BlueScope Steel boss Paul O'Malley said. ... Read full article

A Record Year for American Exports, Further Proof of American Greatness

by Stefan M. Selig on

“The shadow of crisis has passed,” the President declared in his State of the Union two weeks ago, and the export data we released today goes to the heart of that very point.... Read full article

Dockers and shipping companies reach deal to end west coast port dispute

by theguardian - Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images on

Two sides agree terms to end backlog of freight at 29 ports which could have ended up costing the US economy billions of dollars... Read full article

Manufacturing Innovation: Gaining the Advantage In a Fiercely Competitive Global Economy

by Mike Molnar on

Good ideas—for new products, new processes, or new services—are terrible things to waste.... Read full article

Localisation Not Translation: Getting the Right Recipe for International SEO & Content

by Owain Lloyd-Williams on

I joined the ranks at Builtvisible back in August last year; a time when a series of challenging projects for a variety of clients in the international sphere were moulding into shape. In the short space in between late last summer and now...... Read full article

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