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What the interest rate hike means for homebuyers

A difficult year for many homebuyers became even tougher when the Federal Reserve increased interest rates by 0.75% on Wednesday. ABC News reached out to Mark Stapp, the Fred E.

Confused about the metaverse property boom? We've got you covered

An ASU real estate expert says there's no sense in hurrying to purchase and decorate a virtual home.

Paying more but getting less at the grocery store. Welcome to Shrinkflation.

U.S. consumers are spending an equal amount or more money for their chosen brands but are receiving a smaller portion in return.

Are we running into a freight recession?

Rumors of the death of the freight market have been greatly overstated, but we may run into a slowdown, according to an ASU supply chain expert.

'Shrinkflation' accelerates globally as manufacturers quietly shrink package sizes

From sports drinks to tissue and snack items, manufacturers are shrinking package sizes without lowering prices or letting customers know. It's known as "shrinkflation," and it's happening more around the world as supply chain issues continue.

Despite rising home prices, Indiana and mid-Atlantic states step up with starter homes

An ASU real estate expert was asked about the status of the starter home market right now, whether the current housing landscape is beneficial for first-time homebuyers, and if the work-from-home trend affected the home-buying market?

How sustainability and profitability coexist in a small-business supply chain

When businesses challenge old business models and evaluate them against their effectiveness in solving new-world problems, they will realize greater profitability and potentially new revenue streams. Here are four fundamental shifts in the business model to make sustainability stick.

How San Diego secured its water supply, at a cost

A corner of Southern California, San Diego County, has mostly avoided supply-related issues as an increasing drought mandates millions of Californians to restrict their water use.

How long will Arizona's hot housing market last?

An ASU real estate expert says the market is seeing a shift in demand and a few more homes available.

Product returns are wasteful for companies and the planet. Here’s how to change that

Product returns are financially and environmentally costly — but they don’t have to be. Here are three ways companies can rethink returns to boost revenues and reduce waste.