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Balance between inflation and interest rates key to avoiding recession

Balance between inflation and interest rates key to avoiding recession

WASHINGTON – It’s too soon to say whether the Federal Reserve’s efforts to reduce inflation will lead to a recession, but continuing interest rate hikes increase the chances, National Retail Federation Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz said Tuesday. “This year starts with the possibility of easing inflation but also uncertainty,” Kleinhenz said, referring to the interest

Recession for 2022 unlikely

WASHINGTON — A favorable consumer outlook over the next few months might be enough to keep the U.S. economy from tipping into a recession in 2022, according to National Retail Federation (NRF) chief economist Jack Kleinhenz. “The economy is moving away from extremely strong growth toward moderate growth, but increased income from employment gains, rising

NRF: Economy slowing but recession is unlikely in near term

NRF: Economy slowing but recession is unlikely in near term

WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy’s rate of growth is slowing, but consumers remain financially healthy and the nation is unlikely to enter into a recession during the remainder of 2022, National Retail Federation chief economist Jack Kleinhenz said Thursday. “I am not betting on an official recession in the near term, but the most recent

IRI looks at building brands

IRI looks at building brands

CHICAGO — IRI’s special series — “Recession-Proof Your Business” — has released its latest installment that reviews examples of recessionary brand building and provides five key strategies to position brands for growth. The fifth installment, titled “Building Brands During Recessionary Times,” offers the following recommendations to companies: 1. Optimize and Curate Portfolio Evaluate brands by strength