Posts Tagged ‘ U.S. Chamber of Commerce ’

Small Business Owners are Confident in their Operations, Less Confident in US Economy

Apr 19th, 2023

MetLife and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released their Small Business Index (SBI) recently, finding that while small business owners have declining confidence in the national economy, most believe their individual businesses are faring well. That’s certainly true of top door and window dealers, as, according to [DWM]’s recent survey data, those with 30 or […]

WDMA Hosts Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference

Apr 10th, 2023

The Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) held its annual Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference recently, where it hosted key government officials and elected new leadership for its board of directors. The conference featured members of Congress and representatives from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Migrant Policy Institute and the National Association of Homebuilders […]

United States, EU Throw Weight Behind Sanctions

Apr 5th, 2022

Financial sanctions have dealt a “pretty significant blow” to Russia, says Isabelle Icso, director of international policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. More sanctions are likely on the way courtesy of the U.S. and the European Union (EU), all while markets rile, and businesses leave to protect their profits and reputations. […]

Supply Chain Pains Poised to Continue in 2022

Apr 1st, 2022

U.S. policymakers have their eyes on the pre-existing issues that worked in concert with COVID-19 to bring about the current supply chain crisis. But even as mitigation is employed and the world begins to return to some degree of normalcy, uncertainty regarding the supply chain outlook for 2022 remains. The virtual Window & Door Manufacturers […]

Index Shows Contractors Concerned About Materials Costs and Labor Shortage

Jul 9th, 2019

According to the Q2 2019 Commercial Construction Index (CCI), contractors—including specialty trade and general—expect to increase hiring in the second half of 2019, despite the persistent challenge for finding skilled workers. Produced by USG Corp. and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the report also indicates that contractor confidence has improved amid the current quarter. Workforce […]

How Will Same-Sex Marriage Affect Business?

Jun 29th, 2015

It’s an argument that was often used by proponents of legalizing homosexual marriage: “If same-sex marriage is legalized, it won’t affect you at all.” But is that true? What does the sweeping Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide really mean for the industry? Some of the nation’s top voices in business have remained silent. […]