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Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Shipping

U.S. Retail Ports See Record Imports Ahead of Rising Costs and Supply Chain Disruptions, NRF Says

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports set a new record this spring and are expected to see near-record volume this month as retailers bring in

May 11, 2022
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Friday, January 14, 2022
Shipping

U.S. Holiday Sales Endure Supply Chain Snags

Jan 14 (Reuters) – U.S. holiday sales in 2021 came in at a better-than-expected $886.7 billion, boosted by customers returning to stores and splurging

January 14, 2022
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Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Shipping

Holiday Spending Could Shatter Records Despite Supply Chain Disruptions

American consumers are expected to spend up to $859 billion on holiday shopping this season, possibly shattering previous records, the National Retail

October 27, 2021
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Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Shipping

US Retail Lobby Sends S.O.S. to Congress on Supply Chain Chaos

By Ana Monteiro (Bloomberg) — The U.S.’s biggest retail lobby asked Congress to pass a $1.2 trillion infrastructure package as well as update shipping

October 26, 2021
Total Views: 1699

Friday, October 8, 2021
containerships anchored off port of los angeles
Shipping

Retail Imports Remain Near Records, But Could Be Higher Without Port Congestion, NRF Says

Imports through the nation’s top retail containers ports should remain at near-record levels this month, but could be even higher if not for port

October 8, 2021
Total Views: 479

Friday, September 10, 2021
Ports

Pandemic-Fueled Supply Chain Disruptions Hit Retail Imports Growth

Growth of retail imports through the nation’s top container ports is slowing amid global pandemic-related supply chain disruptions, with double-digit

September 10, 2021
Total Views: 597

Monday, March 1, 2021
port of long beach
Shipping

U.S. Goods-Trade Deficit Widens in January as Imports Surge to a Record

By Eric Martin (Bloomberg) — The U.S. merchandise-trade deficit widened in January as imports climbed to a record high, signaling a continuing recovery

March 1, 2021
Total Views: 1032

Thursday, February 11, 2021
port of long beach
Shipping

U.S. Retail Imports Expected to Surge Into Summer

Retail imports at the United States’ largest container ports are expected to set new monthly records into the summer as the nation’s economy

February 11, 2021
Total Views: 1963