Tag Archives: U.S

Consumers have cash and confidence

Merry Christmas, Retailers and Brands: Consumers Have Cash and Confidence getty Latest stats on the consumer economy betray a year of hair-on-fire headlines about inflation and recession There ought to be a lot of red faces today within the scrum of economic pundits and bean counters who have been jabbering all year that inflation and… Read More »

The No-Alcohol Drinks Market Surpassed $11B In 2022

Abstainers and conscious drinkers are spending, as sales of low- and no-alcohol skyrocket. (Photo by … [+] Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) Getty Images Over the last few years, consumers have been practicing more conscious drinking, whether that’s abstaining, sipping low-proof drinks or tiger-striping — switching between no-alcohol drinks and regular-strength drinks, In 2022, sales of no-… Read More »

Zelensky Thanks US In Speech To Congress—But Calls For More Aid To Ukraine

top line Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said his country is “alive and kicking” despite Russia’s brutal 10-month-long invasion during a speech to Congress late Wednesday, using his first visit to Washington since the war began to thank US lawmakers for sending military support to Ukraine while also making the case for more western aid. Ukrainian… Read More »

California And China’s Secret Weapon On Transportation Electrification

Car market heavyweights China and California are leading the world’s transition to electric vehicles (EVs), and their ambition will have an outsized impact on transportation electrification due to their market size and policy influence. Policymakers in both jurisdictions share a secret weapon in their drive to decarbonize transportation: the zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) sales standard. ZEV… Read More »

Daily News And Information From Ukraine

A cross on the new tomb with the writing “Unknown woman” in a cemetery in Bakhmut, the site of the … [+] heaviest battles with the Russian invaders, in the Donetsk region, Ukraine, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. (AP Photo/LIBKOS) Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. Dispatches from Ukraine. day 298 As Russia’s attack… Read More »