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Thursday, September 22, 2022
Ports

Port Houston a Big Winner from West to East Cargo Shift

The Port of Houston has smashed its record for the highest number of containers handled in a single month as some U.S. imports have shifted from West to Gulf

September 22, 2022
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Thursday, September 15, 2022
A cargo ship is moored in the Port of Long Beach while cranes retrieve cargo containers from the ship
Shipping

American Consumers Continue to Buy Despite Inflation

American consumers are continuing to spend their money on retail goods despite persistent inflation and rising interest rates, the National Retail Federation

September 15, 2022
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Wednesday, September 7, 2022
an overhead view of port of los angeles docks
Ports

Retail Imports Growth Turns Negative as Fed Tries to Rein in Consumer Demand

More signs that container shipping’s pandemic-fueled bull run is starting to crack. The National Retail Federation (NRF) on Wednesday published its

September 7, 2022
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Thursday, August 18, 2022
Shipping

Retailers Face Inventory Glut as U.S. Consumers End Two-Year Buying Spree

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — US retailers that stockpiled goods to cushion against supply-chain snarls are finding inventory reduction to be

August 18, 2022
Total Views: 1943

Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Shipping

U.S. Retail Sales Stay High in July Despite Inflation

New data from the National Retail Federation shows that core retail sales in U.S. rose in July even as overall sales reported by the Census Bureau remained

August 17, 2022
Total Views: 508

Monday, August 8, 2022
port of los angeles-long beach
Shipping

2022 Retail Imports Set to Gain Over 2021 Despite Slow Down

Retail imports at the nation’s top ports are expected to slow “significantly” over the remainder of the year, but 2022 cargo volumes should

August 8, 2022
Total Views: 764

Friday, July 15, 2022
cargo containers
Shipping

U.S. Retail Sales Rise in June Despite Inflation

Retail sales in the U.S. increased in June even as inflation climbed higher and drove up prices across the board, the National Retail Federation said Friday.

July 15, 2022
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Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Ports

U.S. Retail Imports Set Another Record Heading Into Peak Season

Retail imports set another record high this spring as the nation’s major container ports worked to reduce congestion and retailers stocked up before

July 12, 2022
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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
Total Views: 737

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
Total Views: 771

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
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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: 481

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: 599

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
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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: 1964