Business Management - Finance/Financial

President Biden’s ‘Path Out of the Pandemic’ Plan: Small Business & Economy
September 17, 2021 at 9:45 am

The headlines coming out of the President's address on his Administration’s efforts to find a path out of the pandemic focused on the mandate for COVID-19 vaccines for certain employers. Action item No. 5 of the Path Out of the Pandemic plan garnered less attention, but is still worthy of review by printing companies.

Print Sales Accelerate, But Hiring Shortage Remains
September 15, 2021 at 12:13 pm

This is the sixth in a series of COVID-19 Print Business Indicators Research reports that examines the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the printing industry, how printers are responding to the crisis, and how they can create a path forward.

USPS Lost $3.6B in FY20, 11.5B Drop in Marketing Mail Pieces
April 30, 2021 at 10:35 am

The Postal Regulatory Commission released its examination of the U.S. Postal Service’s financial results and 10-K Statements for Fiscal Year 2020. Despite an increase in Competitive products revenue, the Commission’s overall analysis supports the conclusion that the USPS is on a highly unstable financial path.

USPS Releases 10-Year Strategic Plan
March 26, 2021 at 9:34 am

The USPS released its long-anticipated 10-year strategic plan this week and it’s a decidedly mixed bag for the commercial mailing sector, a supply chain that includes printing and packaging, and one that in 2019 generated an estimated $1.6 trillion in sales.

GPO Director Presents FY 2022 Appropriations Request to Congress
March 12, 2021 at 9:53 am

U.S. Government Publishing Office Director Hugh Nathanial Halpern presented GPO’s FY 2022 appropriations request before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Legislative Branch Appropriations. Is it the first time since FY 2014 GPO has asked for a major increase in appropriations.

Extra PPP Help for Small Print Shops
February 26, 2021 at 10:04 am

There’s a two-week window during which lenders will be exclusively servicing micro-businesses seeking loans through the Paycheck Protection Program.