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Inland manufacturing heats up

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Manufacturing in the Inland Empire is growing again. The purchasing manager’s index for Riverside and San Bernardino counties in November was 55.3, up from 50.7 in September, according to the Institute of Applied Research and Policy Analysis at California State University, San Bernardino. That marked the third consecutive month that …

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Retail sales stay strong

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While it’s still early, the 2013 Christmas retail season could be a solid one. Sales for the week that ended November 23 were up 2.6 percent from the previous week, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers and the Goldman Sachs Weekly Chain Store Sales Index, which were released …

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Inland job market perks up

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The Inland Empire’s job market improved during the last two months, with several sectors showing significant improvement in the face a tough recovery. Overall, the two-county region’s unemployment rate was 9.8 percent during September and October, down from 10.5 percent in August, according to data released today by the state …

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National retail sales stay strong

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Bolstered by some strong Veteran’s Day bargains, retailers nationwide completed their second consecutive week of positive sales. Weekly sales for the week Nov. 16 rose 0.1 percent compared with the previous week and were up 2.8 percent compared with the same week in 2012, according to weekly sales index of …

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Retail solid in early November

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National retail sales in November are off to a good start. Helped by several factors, including cold weather and lower gasoline prices, retail sales across the country were up 1.2 percent week-to-week for the week ending Nov. 9, according to data released Tuesday by theInternational Council of Shopping Centers and Goldman …

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IE to get construction jobs

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The Inland Empire will have nearly 70,000 construction jobs during 2020. That’s the prediction of state Employment Development Department, which based its forecast on historical trends matched up against a prediction it made six years ago, according to a report originally published in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin. If that …

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