Mind the Gap
Fein, president of Pembroke Consulting, presented as example the hardware, plumbing, heating and cooling distribution sector, which has seen flat growth year-over-year. But once adjusted for inflation, unit growth was negative.
"I call that the growth gap,"he says. In this case, the gap was 5.3 percent. "I can't predict commodity prices any better than anyone else can. But what it does say is there has been ...
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