Detailed recap of the 16.4% retail decline in April on TradingEconomics.com, with metrics on retail subsectors like furnishings, appliances, and apparel.

ESA TLN | Lynne Edwards shares key intel for a massive slumbering giant: brick & mortar retail, specifically home furnishings. ESA’s Thought Leadership Now.

ESA Car Keys | ESA’s Adam Armbruster with the May 8, 2020 update on the key datapoints in the auto market. Part of ESA’s Thought Leadership Now series

ESA Car Keys | Which demo is driving the rebound from the bottom of the automotive sales curve? ESA’s Adam Armbruster with another Thought Leadership Now video update.

ESA TLN | Attractive financial terms will drive used car shoppers to the new side of the lot, and will challenge local banks and credit unions as well.

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ESA Car Keys | As the full-scale coronavirus shutdown began, the US auto market for the first quarter began telling the story of a wild ride ahead in 2020.

ESA TLN | A backlog of lease returns is looming that will eventually wash ashore at dealerships to the tune of over one million transactions. ESA’s Adam Armbruster with another Thought Leadership Now update.

ESA TLN | How will automotive sales respond in the wake of the coronavirus crisis? ESA’s Adam Armbruster provides a few insightful projections.

ESA Car Keys | 4Q auto sales declined 2.3% year-over-year, and the US market finished the 2019 year at 17.1M units, down 0.7%. This marks five consecutive years of 17M+ units sold. Consumers spent more overall on automotive purchases.

ESA Car Keys | General Motors, in an attempt to boost disappointing sales of the Chevrolet Camaro, is offering a $3,000 discount exclusively to owners and lessees of the competing Ford Mustang.