January 20, 2016

January 20, 2016

2.6, The percentage the economy is expected to grow in 2016.
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/economic-growth-expected-to-speed-up-2016-but-not-reach-past-peaks-2016-01-13

46,000, The number of employees Lowe’s plans to hire during the busy Spring season, up 15 percent over 2015.
http://www.bradenton.com/news/business/article54684080.html

269, The number of stores Walmart will close in 2016.
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16.5, The percentage that housing starts increased in 2015.
http://www.hardwareretailing.com/november-single-family-housing-starts-reach-seven-year-high/

20, The number of innovative ideas that NRF recommends retailers incorporate in 2016.
https://nrf.com/news/20-ideas-worth-stealing-2016?utm_source=ShopSpotlight&utm_medium=01-14&utm_content=STORES_20ideas&utm_campaign=SmartBrief

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