Unemployed Forecasts, by Country in 2023

The unemployment rate in six of the G7 countries hovers near the lowest in a century. With an unemployment rate of 3.4%, the U.S. jobless rate hasn’t fallen this low since 1969. But as some economies navigate a strong labor market against high inflation and hawkish monetary policy, others are facing more challenging conditions.

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Deloitte Global Powers of Retailing 2023

A Favorite Annual Report – The Global Powers of Retailing 2023 report shows the top 250 companies posting 8.5% year-on-year growth in retail revenue, up from 5.2% in the previous year. The majority of the top 10 retailers have actively boosted their digital capabilities through either the implementation of in-store technologies or through enhancing their omni-channel offerings.

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Which Countries Have the Lowest Inflation?

Many of the lowest inflation rates around the world are located in Asia, including Macau, China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. But now as China has reopened, some signs of inflation are beginning to appear. Food prices are up 4.8% annually in December, and hotel rates are rising. In Europe, Switzerland has the lowest inflation rate, at 2.8%.

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The D&D Daily’s USA Q4 & 2022 Retail Violent Fatalities Report

2022 proved to be the most violent year ever in America’s retail stores with 694 violent fatalities, up 17% from 2021, 29% from 2020, and 35% from 2019. Parking lots continue to be the major area at 53% and increasing by 100 fatalities. Monday, Sunday, and Thursday being the top three days of the week. With Friday’s continuing to have the lowest fatalities throughout the seven years of reporting.

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