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Mike contributed to Murray Feldman’s report (01-28-2019, WWJ Newsradio 950AM) on US Pet Spending. Pet spending increased by another 3.77% in 2018 for a total of $72.13 B! If it was the GDP of a nation it would be a top 43% world economy, ranking #97. Advertisements
Mike will contribute to Murray Feldman’s report (01-21-2018 3:20PM & 6:20PM, WWJ Newsradio 950AM) for the North American International Auto Show. Millennials are bringing new car purchasing habits to the industry. The avg 17.6 hours researching cars online b-4 ever … Continue reading
Mike contributed to Warren Pierce’s report on Xmas Sales & Boxing Day (WJR, 760AM) on Wed 12/26/18. They discussed Xmas and Super Sat. Also, they reviewed Boxing Day.
Mike contributed to Jack Lessenberry’s report (Fri, 12-07-2018, 910AM Superstation) on how the current holiday shopping season is shaping up. Mike talked about recent Black Friday weekend sales figures and what it could mean for the rest of the season. … Continue reading
Mike contributed to Charles Crumm and Norb Franz’s article on holiday spending (Oakland Press). The NRF predicts a 4.1% increase in spending this holiday season.
Mike contributed to Gary Gastelu’s article on Cadillac’s new presidential limousine (Fox News). Associating with President Trump is a risky business, as GM opts to forgo a press release announcing the new vehicle. This is in stark contrast to the … Continue reading
Mike contributed to Murray Feldman’s (WWJ) report on Giving Tuesday. In 2017 charitable contributions were up 5.2% to $410 B + TOP donors are Individuals (69.9%), Foundations (16.3%) and Charitable Bequests (8.7%) TOP recipients are Religion (31.1%), Education (14.4%) and … Continue reading
Mike contributed to Gene Fogel’s (WJR 760 AM) report on Thanksgiving weekend spending. 34 M+ folks shopping on Thanksgiving. 116 M folks shopped on Black Friday 32 M going to shop on Sunday 75 M shop on Cyber Monday 67 … Continue reading
On Friday 12/07/2018 at 3:20PM & 6:20PM, Mike will contribute to Murray Feldman’s (WWJ Newsradio 950) report on Holiday Sales. It was based off Scope Vol 28 Iss 99. They discussed Nov-Dec sales from autos to jewelry and how such … Continue reading
Mike contributed to Gene Fogel’s (WJR 760 AM) report on the growth and changes in the holiday shopping season. Consumers will spend over $1 T this holiday season, an increase of almost 6% over 2017. Retailers such as JC Penny, … Continue reading