Commerce reported that its advanced estimate of U.S. retail and food service sales for January were down 0.3% compared to December at $492 billion but were up 3.6% on an annual basis. NRF data pointed to a 0.26% decline in retail sales from December to January, with annual sales up 5.4%. NRF’s data does not…Details
The United States Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that the average cost per gallon of diesel gasoline fell 2.3 cents this week to $3.063 per gallon.
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The use of analytics to mitigate third-party supply chain fraud, waste, and abuse risk has increased.
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