Posts Tagged ‘ Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ’

For Some, Credit Card Fees Are a Hindrance; For Others They’re a Boon

Apr 24th, 2024

A credit card swiping through a reader: For dealers and retailers, that’s the sound of sweet success. But in some states, that familiar swoosh also reverberates with processing fees. “One member told me they had $82,000 per year, just in swipe fees,” says Jonathan Paine, president and CEO of the National Lumber & Building Material […]

Federal Reserve Using ‘Full Range of Tools’ to Keep Economy Going

Sep 29th, 2020

Following initial economic impacts in early 2020, door and window companies consistently report that they’re pleasantly surprised—if not perplexed—by robust demand amid COVID-19. “Quite frankly, I’m surprised that demand has been what it is,” says Jeff Jackson, president and CEO of PGT Innovations. But upticks in consumer spending among such things as home improvement projects […]