Could easing tariffs help curb inflation? Supply chain expert weighs in

Products shipped into the U.S. from China every year cost the consumer more because of the tax to send them. ASU professor says if President Joe Biden eases tariffs on China it could make a noticeable difference.

Closing up shop: Why some Arizona businesses are going on summer vacation

Restaurants around the Valley are closing temporarily to enjoy the holidays or slower business — or, as an ASU supply chain expert believes, maybe a little bit of both.

ASU professor weighs in on fireworks supply chain issues as Valley cities pivot, cancel shows

Arizona’s Family spoke with an ASU supply chain expert, who estimates Americans will spend $2.5 billion on Independence Day celebrations this year.

Monitoring employees makes them more likely to break rules

As remote work becomes the norm, more companies have begun tracking employees through desktop monitoring, video surveillance, and other digital tools. These systems are designed to reduce rule-breaking — but new research suggests that in some cases, they can seriously backfire.

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?