Category: David Cabral

The Holiday Season Economics

The Holiday Season, or as retailers like to call it, the shopping season, is here, and two key dates are Black Friday and Cyber Monday. According to a survey by Finder.com, 86% of Americans are planning to spend their hard-earned cash on pre-Christmas sales. Estimates are that Americans will drop roughly $87 billion on Black… Continue Reading

Is Diversity and Inclusion part of your business model?

Two of the most popular concepts trending today, in both politics and business, are diversity and inclusion. Driving these trending concepts is the 71 million strong Millennial generation who, as you can see from the chart below, is entering the workforce and climbing their way into managerial roles. It is projected that Millennials will make… Continue Reading

Are you listening to your customers?

We are in a world of technological conflict, and your customers may be on the wrong end of the battle. On the one hand, people are becoming fearful of where technology is leading us. Amazon’s Alexa and Google are listening to our every word. If you search for a product online or talk about a… Continue Reading

The Changing Face of Business

  Does the way you run your business, and its purpose matter? Is there a difference between operating a Fortune 500 business and a local Business? What is the current value of businesses in Southern Nevada? To answer the first question, we look to the recent meeting of the Business Roundtable, an association of chief… Continue Reading

When will the big economic quake hit?

On July 1st of this year, America set a record for the longest period of economic expansion in history. According to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution, the economy has been expanding for 121 months, beating the previous record of 120, which was set in the 1990s. But the big… Continue Reading