2017 Fortune 500 Includes NAED Member Companies

Posted on 6/23/2017
The annual list ranks the largest U.S. corporations by revenue for their fiscal year.

New Homes Sales Rebounded 2.9 Percent in May

Posted on 6/23/2017
Sales of new homes rebounded in May, helped by strong sales gains in the South and West.

Halco Lighting Partners with RepFiles

Posted on 6/23/2017
Halco Lighting Technologies is now delivering sales and marketing collateral to sales reps and distributors through RepFiles.

Applications for US Jobless Aid Tick Up to Still-Low 241,000

Posted on 6/22/2017
With the jobless rate so low, many businesses say they are struggling to find workers for their open positions.

Health Care Reform Vote Could Come Next Week

Posted on 6/20/2017
There is still some concern that the bill to replace the Affordable Care Act will not pass the Senate.

Ryan Promises Tax Overhaul this Year Despite GOP Divisions

Posted on 6/20/2017
House Speaker Paul Ryan, scheduled to speak Tuesday afternoon to NAM, promises to start overhauling the nation's tax code by the end of the year despite political divisions and a crowded legislative agenda.

Hiring Up in 9 US States, Jobless Rates at Record Low in 4

Posted on 6/16/2017
Overall, the figures suggest that steady, if slower, hiring this year is improving the job market in many states.

US Factory Output Fell in May

Posted on 6/15/2017
U.S. factory output fell last month as manufacturers cranked out fewer cars, computers and semiconductors, a sign that economic growth remains sluggish.

US Homebuilder Sentiment Edges Lower in June

Posted on 6/15/2017
U.S. homebuilders are feeling slightly less optimistic, a shift that follows a big drop in sales of new homes in April.

Internet of Things Spending to Reach Nearly $1.4 Trillion by 2021

Posted on 6/15/2017
According to a new study, worldwide spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to to grow 16.7% year over year in 2017, and over $1 trillion by 2021.

US Businesses Cut Stockpiles in April

Posted on 6/14/2017
U.S. businesses decreased their stockpiles in April by the largest amount since October, while sales were flat.

Wisconsin Business Leaders Meet With President Trump

Posted on 6/14/2017
Some of Wisconsin’s biggest businesses, including Rockwell Automation, participate in a round table discussion with President Donald Trump about the importance of apprenticeship programs.

Trump Administration Focuses on Apprenticeships to Fill Jobs Gap

Posted on 6/13/2017
President Trump discusses a plan to match workers with millions of open jobs, without devoting taxpayer money to the effort.

Amazon Announces Plans to Open Six New Fulfillment Centers

Posted on 6/13/2017
Amazon is growing again, with six new fulfillment centers and more than 6,500 full-time positions.

New Jobs Report Shows Employee Opportunities

Posted on 6/9/2017
This report is considered more accurate than the regular unemployment report because it details hiring and job openings.