Only 21 Shopping Days Until Christmas

December started this week. Retailers have less than a month to post sales results that will be the most important in years. Shopper activity will be affected by inflation and a slowing economy, although no one knows how much. There are only 21 shopping days until Christmas, so waiting for […]

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Black Unemployment 80% Higher Than White

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its Employment Situation Summary for November. The unemployment rate nationwide was 3.7%, the same as in October. The economy added 263,000 jobs which was more than expected. One trend was the same as it has been since the BLS started to release the data. […]

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Adjusts Outlook

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (CBRL) said it delivered first quarter topline performance and operating income results in line with the company’s expectations. Adjusted operating income was $30.0 million, compared to $46.1 million, a year ago. Cracker Barrel comparable store restaurant sales increased 7.1%, for the quarter. Comparable store […]

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Should you have a bit on the side?

As the cost of living continues to rise, making a bit of extra money in addition to your main career may be looking like an attractive prospect. Colloquially known as a “side hustle”, these secondary “jobs” can take on all sorts of forms, from renting out your car while you’re […]

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