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SEMA Industry Indicators: U.S. Economy Firing on All Cylinders

By Kyle Cheng

Market Research
The October 2018 “SEMA Industry Indicators” report is now available through SEMA Market Research.

Another month of solid economic growth is in the books and the U.S. economy continues to look strong. Consumers remain optimistic, and unemployment is at a 40-year low. The manufacturing sector has slowed, but it’s still strong and expected to grow—although tariffs and a strengthening dollar may change this. New-vehicle sales are also projected to grow over the next few months, despite slowing a bit recently. Overall, we’re a month away from the holiday shopping season, and all signs indicate that it will be strong this year. 

To learn more, download the October “SEMA Industry Indicators” report, now available from SEMA Market Research.

This month also includes insights from the new “SEMA Young Accessorizers Report.”