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Industry News | April 5, 2021
Number of Women-Owned Employer Firms Increased 0.6% From 2017 to 2018   

Women-owned firms made up only 19.9% of all firms that employed people in the United States in 2018 but their numbers are growing. More>>


Industry News | April 5, 2021
U.S. Commerce Secretary Announces Efforts to Advance Offshore Wind Power   

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced two new initiatives that will advance clean energy goals by harnessing offshore wind power. More>>


Industry News | April 5, 2021
6th Annual ‘Western Hemisphere Ports Day’ Slated for April 5   

The American Association of Port Authorities, the unified voice of seaports in the Americas, will commemorate Western Hemisphere Ports Day on April 5. More>>


Industry News | April 5, 2021
U.S. Economy Adds 916,000 Jobs in March; Unemployment Rate Down to 6%   

The U.S. economy added 916,000 jobs in March, the highest level in months, as rising vaccination rates and declining caseloads helped accelerate... More>>


Industry News | March 29, 2021
Consumer Fitness Category Drives Overall Sports Industry Market Growth   

Despite an economic recession in 2020, the U.S. sports and fitness market, including footwear, apparel and equipment, grew by 0.6 percent in 2020. More>>


Industry News | March 29, 2021
Bed, Bath & Beyond to Upgrade Inventory Management System   

Bed, Bath & Beyond is deploying cloud-based inventory management software from Relex Solutions. More>>


Industry News | March 29, 2021
Amazon Rolls-Out On-Site Vaccines for Frontline Employees   

Amazon will provide on-site COVID-19 vaccination events for frontline employees, starting in Missouri, Nevada, and Kansas. More>>


Industry News | March 29, 2021
FL: JAXPORT, Volusia County Create Relationship to Promote Business   

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) in Northeast Florida and Volusia County in Central Florida have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. More>>


Industry News | March 22, 2021
WA: Port of Vancouver USA Sees Record Year in 2020   

The Port of Vancouver USA is reporting a record-breaking year in 2020, with the highest returns in its 108-year history. More>>


Industry News | March 22, 2021
NM: State Job Training Funds Support 328 New Mexico Jobs   

The Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) board awarded a total of $3.4 million in funding to 17 companies throughout New Mexico, supporting 328... More>>