With interest rates soaring and inflation not subsiding, “demand destruction” has become more than just another catch phrase. Auto dealers need a plan today.

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ESA Car Keys | Inventory Days for automotive dealers is plateauing at historically low sub-30 levels during 2022, and the outlook is murky.

ESA Car Keys | Ford affirmed its positive outlook with an exclamation point as Q2 earnings obliterated estimates in an auto market marred with struggles.

ESA on EHS: Existing-home sales fell 14.2% year-over-year as prices continue to surge upward. More inventory is becoming available, possibly due to a high cancelation rate (15%) in June.

July 2022 marks the HMI’s (Housing Market Index) largest drop in its history, outside of the post-pandemic shock of April 2020.

Retailers across the board are encountering massive overages in inventory carrying this year, up more than 40% vs 2021 in many cases.

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Out-of-pocket medical expenses rose 10% in 2021, a trend forecasted to continue through 2026 as US consumers face more inflationary concerns.