February New Home Sales Flat After Upward Revisions to Prior Months

Contracts for new, single-family home sales were effectively flat in February, inching down 0.6% to a 618,000 seasonally adjusted annual rate, according to estimates from the joint release of HUD and the Census Bureau. Matching solid readings of the NAHB/Wells Fargo HMI measure of home builder confidence, new home sales data for prior months were revised up. For [...]

By | March 24th, 2018|Certified Aging In Place|0 Comments

How E-Commerce Companies Can Compete in an Amazon-Dominated World

When it comes to e-commerce marketplace dominance, Amazon is at the top of the food chain. Over 44% of all product searches begin in Amazon’s search bar, and Amazon owns almost half of all U.S. online retail sales. And if CEO Jeff Bezos has anything to say about it, that’s just the beginning. Even some [...]

By | March 24th, 2018|Marketing|0 Comments

Fed Raises Key Policy Rate

As was widely expected, the Federal Open Market Committee (the FOMC) raised its key interest rate 25 basis points to a range of 1.50 percent to 1.75 percent following its March meeting. The Fed noted that its decision reflected “realized and expected labor market conditions and inflation”, but that the current level of the federal [...]

By | March 22nd, 2018|Certified Aging In Place|0 Comments

7 Lessons I’ve Learned from CRO Tests that Generate Hundreds of Millions of Dollars

Conversion rate optimization is like the banana peel in those really cheesy video clips. It’s pretty obvious it’s there. We all see it. But we all know it will trip you up when you get too close to it. Because that’s the punchline, right? Except tripping up on optimizing conversions for your business isn’t such [...]

By | March 22nd, 2018|Marketing|0 Comments