FINANCE

How are brands investing in crucial digital tools and traditional methods to reach customers?

By Dorothy Crouch | July 25, 2019

During the struggle to secure a dwindling sense of brand loyalty among Millennial and Generation Z consumers, brands must devise a comprehensive strategy to tell their stories.

Stitch Fix Headed for Great Britain

Stitch Fix Inc., an on-demand, personal-styling service based in San Francisco that offers online-apparel subscriptions and personal-shopping services, is headed to Great Britain next year.

The U.S. Economy Cruises Along But With Speed Bumps Down the Road

Could the U.S. economy be partying like there’s no tomorrow only to be faced with a hangover in two years?

How Healthy Is the Retail Industry and What Lies Ahead?

We asked finance experts and factors to give us their take on the retail industry and how it is shaping up this year.

A Budding Trade War Could Harm a Growing U.S. and California Economy

A Budding Trade War Could Harm a Growing U.S. and California Economy

Despite rumblings of a trade war, the U.S. economy is marching forward at a nice pace as the U.S. unemployment rate hits a low not seen for almost 50 years.

How Missteps in Trade Could Flip the U.S. Economy

Trade and tariffs could be the make or break factors when it comes to growth of the U.S. economy.

Jobs in the Creative Industries Take a Big Step Forward in California

Over the past five years, the creative economy in California has seen a growth spurt as more jobs have been added in the sector’s core areas of entertainment, fashion and publishing.

Jobs in the Creative Industries Take a Big Step Forward in California

Creative jobs in California and Los Angeles County continue to grow as the economy holds strong.

Bumps Along the Way Don’t Deter U.S. Economy

Lately, the apparel and retail world has been centered around three Ts: taxes, tariffs and trade.

The UCLA Anderson Forecast Sees Big Changes in Store for U.S. Economy

Last year, President Trump had just taken office and the economy was slowly slogging forward as unemployment rates dropped steadily, inflation was modest and interest rates were changing every so slightly.

The UCLA Anderson Forecast Sees Big Changes in Store for U.S. Economy Through 2020

Business investment is going to be driving the bus this year.

California’s Economy Will Continue to Outshine Most of the United States

The California economy has been going gangbusters over the past few years and should continue to march along nicely over the next two years.

California’s Economy Will Continue to Outshine Most of the U.S.

California, with its technology, aerospace and entertainment industries, will continue to outdo the rest of the United States.

What’s in Store for the Factoring Business With Fewer Stores on the Retail Landscape?

The retail boneyard is piled high with store doors that closed last year, and many more may be on the way.

Booming Economy in 2018 Means Smart Retailers Will Profit

With tax cuts in place and unemployment at a record low, 2018 is shaping up to be a banner year for the economy.

2017 Economic Retrospective

The stock market is at an all-time high. Unemployment rates have hit rock bottom, and Southern California housing prices have surpassed their all-time high in 2009.