Fewer firms increased capital spending compared to the October survey responses, but the cutback appeared to be concentrated more in structures than in information and communication technology investments, according to a press release accompanying the survey, which also showed that while most respondents don’t see a recession within the next year, they also don’t see much business growth. Read more

The Sunday paper ‘outdoors’ section carries an article or column almost every week that laments the threat to the sport of hunting whether it’s the threat to wildlife, the hunting environment, or the lack of young people interested in it.

So, perhaps, Dick’s Sporting Goods testing the idea of getting rid of its hunting gear shouldn’t be all that surprising. Read more