Retail Numbers Are Mixed, Spells Uncertainty for Pallet Demand - Nov 18, 2022 

The U.S. economy is in a weird situation. As long as consumer spending remains strong, the Fed will have to keep on raising rates in order to quell inflation. A retail survey of consumers by research firm Near found that at least 75% of shoppers intend to spend at least the same amount in 2022 as they did last year during the holidays.; Despite Some Lower Input Prices, European Pallet Prices Remain Elevated: Some price pressures are even greater in Europe than they are in the United States. Diesel fuel is much higher there. Labor rates are up too in Europe.; AUCTIONS: Formerly Bass Pallets Retirement Sale - Pallet Recycling Equipment & Large Fleet of Over 30 Trailers plus Real Estate! Saturday, December 3rd, 2022, 9am ET - 23 Industrial Park Dr, Lugoff, SC 29078; Formerly Genesee Valley Milling Corporation - Complete Sawmill Operation and Real Estate! Saturday, December 17th, 2022, 9am ET - 10903 State Route 36, Dansville, NY 14437