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Ecommerce Sales Spike to Record. Retail Sales ex Gas Stations, ex Auto Dealers Jump to Record. Plunging Price of Gasoline & Shortage of New Vehicles Dog those Retailers

Ecommerce Sales Spike to Record. Retail Sales ex Gas Stations, ex Auto Dealers Jump to Record. Plunging Price of Gasoline & Shortage of New Vehicles Dog those Retailers

No, consumers didn’t suddenly flock back to the mall. That was just a media joke. They bought online more than ever. Sales at department stores fell. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. The retail sales data, reported today by the Census Bureau, are based on surveys of about 5,500 retail businesses across the US, what they said their …

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Tech companies shed workers even as the talent shortage rages on

Tech companies shed workers even as the talent shortage rages on

A worker sorts ordered goods into an automated shelving system during operations on Cyber Monday at Amazon’s fulfillment center in Robbinsville, New Jersey, November 29, 2021. Mike Segar | Reuters Layoffs and hiring slowdowns have been the top talking points from tech leaders on earnings calls over the past few weeks. Then there was last …

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Craft brewers’ latest challenge: Carbon dioxide shortage

Craft brewers’ latest challenge: Carbon dioxide shortage

Comment on this story Comment IPAs and lagers aren’t the only things brewing at craft beer manufacturers this summer — there’s trouble in the making, too, with a shortage of carbon dioxide causing rising prices and slowdowns in production. The culprit is the dreaded phrase “supply chain problems,” a familiar pandemic-era woe that in this …

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In Detroit, the chip shortage has left the city eerily short of cars

In Detroit, the chip shortage has left the city eerily short of cars

The worst crisis for automakers in 50 years has left dealerships with little to sell as prices soar for consumers July 23, 2022 at 6:00 a.m. EDT GM trucks parked at the former site of the Palace of Auburn Hills outside Detroit. The trucks are awaiting missing computer chips. (Brian Day/For The Washington Post) Comment …

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How China became ground zero for the auto chip shortage

How China became ground zero for the auto chip shortage

TAIPEI/SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE, July 19 (Reuters) – From his small office in Singapore, Kelvin Pang is ready to wager a $23 million payday that the worst of the chip shortage is not over for automakers – at least in China. Pang has bought 62,000 microcontrollers, chips that help control a range of functions from car engines and …

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Semiconductor shortage is chipping away at car safety features

Semiconductor shortage is chipping away at car safety features

Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. The ongoing semiconductor chip shortage has some new car buyers looking over their shoulders.  Not for good deals, but for oncoming traffic. Automakers struggling to build vehicles during the supply crisis of these essential components have had to remove a variety of electronic features from their vehicles to keep …

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A coming copper shortage could derail the energy transition, report finds

A coming copper shortage could derail the energy transition, report finds

A worker labels copper products at Truong Phu cable factory in northern Hai Duong province, outside Hanoi, Vietnam August 11, 2017. Kham | Reuters An all-electric future depends heavily on copper, and looming supply shortfalls could hamper nations’ goals of reaching net-zero emissions by 2050, according to a new report from S&P Global. Unless significant …

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Deloitte: The end of the semiconductor shortage is near

Deloitte: The end of the semiconductor shortage is near

We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 – 28. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Register today! Semiconductor chips have been in short supply for the past couple of years, as the supply chain has been whipsawed by the pandemic. The …

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How the 2022 shortage could forever change the market for baby formula

How the 2022 shortage could forever change the market for baby formula

Baby formula manufacturers in other countries who stepped in to ease the formula shortage in the United States may find there’s a place for their products on American store shelves after the crisis ends. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced this week that it plans to grant long-term authorization so that formulas from other …

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US chip industry has another shortage: Electronics Engineers

US chip industry has another shortage: Electronics Engineers

While the global chip shortage shows some signs of subsiding, semiconductor companies are facing another area where demand outpaces supply: microelectronics engineers. This concern was illustrated succinctly in a graph from Intel executive Raja Koduri during a panel on the subject at the annual VLSI Symposium on Technology and Circuits last month. As shared by …

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