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Another inflationary warning is imminent as consumer demand drops and high inventory strains warehouse capacity in the US.

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After several years of double-digit growth, the home improvement sector will cool in 2023 on recessionary concerns and a slow housing market.

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 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.

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

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