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Distrib. Trade Sales & Manu. Shipment Rose 8.4% in June

Distrib. Trade Sales & Manu. Shipment Rose 8.4% in June

Washington, DC, September 16, 2020—The combined value of distributive trade sales and manufacturers’ shipments for June was estimated at $1,394.0 billion, up 8.4% from May 2020 but was down 4.3% from June 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Import Prices Rose 0.9% in August

Import Prices Rose 0.9% in August

Washington, DC, September 15, 2020—U.S. import prices rose 0.9% in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported, following advances of 1.2% in July and 1.4% in June.

Remote Work Spurs Growth of "Zoom Towns"

Remote Work Spurs Growth of "Zoom Towns"

Washington, DC, September 14, 2020-With the increase in remote work amid COVID, some off-the-beaten-path and seasonal vacation towns are seeing an influx of residents, and home prices are rising, reports NPR.