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November – December 2020 Commentary

Online shopping, which reported steady growth in recent years, has skyrocketed since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March. Amazon, Walmart, Target, and other e-commerce retailers have been hiring thousands of workers to keep pace with demand, and there don’t appear to be any signs the surge will plateau, let alone dip.
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September – October 2020 Commentary

Energy – Hydrogen Economy As the world’s developed countries seek to limit carbon emissions from burning oil, gasoline, propane, coal, and natural gas, hydrogen is catching...
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Fashion Forward

Fall and winter ensembles to help close any business deal.
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Special Report: 2021 Michigan Economic Forecast – Pandemic Pitfalls

The 2021 economy will be influenced by the coronavirus pandemic, the approval (or not) of a vaccine, more federal stimulus, and who wins the presidential and congressional elections.
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2020 Top Business Restaurants in Metro Detroit

All restaurants are reviewed anonymously, all expenses are paid by Hour Media, and the listings have no relationship to advertising in the magazine.
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July – August 2020 Commentary

In summer 2021, Macomb County will embark on a $217-million project to reconstruct a nine-mile stretch of Mound Road, from I-696 to M-59, which runs through the cities of Warren and Sterling Heights. While funding for such large-scale projects is challenging — the county secured a vital federal grant in 2018 — the fact is it’s also crucial to have the vigilance to identify mistakes before they occur.
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May – June 2020 Commentary

A major concern regarding COVID-19? Michigan had the fourth-highest death rate in the country at 19 per 100,000 people (as of April 16 according to a database from The New York Times). The fatality rate trailed Connecticut and Louisiana, both at 24, New Jersey (36), and New York (59). Washington State, which was impacted early on, was at 8, while California was at 2 deaths per 100,000 people.
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2020 Auto Dealership Consumer Guide

For 259 auto dealerships in the Detroit metropolitan area, sales and leases of new vehicles dipped from 336,963 vehicles to 305,341 for full-year 2019....
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March – April 2020 Commentary

Service providers like Google, Facebook, and Amazon have the ability to listen in on customers’ meetings and conversations, and track buying patterns and travel schedules.
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Spring Into Fashion

As the temperatures rise, these accessories will take your outdoor style to a whole new level.

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