It is an important time of year for retailers as holiday sales represent about 20% of the retail industry's total sales. But the typical signals forecasters use to predict holiday sales are not very helpful during this COVID environment.
COVID-19’s economic impact can feel overwhelming. Chmura’s impact study quantified exactly how COVID-19 is impacting Berkshire County. That clarity helped Berkshire Workforce Board realize what they can do to help their region.
As the COVID-19 pandemic has continued in the United States, Chmura has been tracking volume changes in its RTI job postings data. We are pleased to announce that we are now making data for all states publicly available.
In 2017, the ERBC chose Chmura as its partner to aggressively improve Southwest Indiana’s attractiveness as a place to live and work. Chmura helped the ERBC develop quantitative socioeconomic indicators, identify peer regions, and track Evansville's progress over time.
“It didn’t take my Board long to realize that the money we pay for JobsEQ is a drop in the bucket compared to the value we get. JobsEQ has positioned us as a source of good labor market data in the community.” --Jesse McCree, CEO of SCPa Works