Economic Snapshot: Small business optimism levels off in March

The National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Optimism Index slipped 0.6 points to 104.7 in March. The small business optimism index remains strong and at record-high levels, despite the slight decline this month. “Small business owners remain optimistic about the future of the economy and the direction of consumer confidence,” said NFIB President and …
Boating Industry

Northeast Fishing & Hunting Show returns in March

The “Northeast Fishing & Hunting Show, engineered by GMC” will be six weeks later than in past years. The 20th event will be Friday, March 31, through Sunday, April 2, at the Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd. in Hartford, Conn. “Connecticut’s only fishing & hunting show will be fun and useful for people gearing …
Boating Industry

March boat sales up on strong fishing, ski segments

Boat sales are closing in on nearly four years of growth with another strong month of year-over-year sales increases, according to the latest Info-Link Bellwether report. March sales were up almost 10 percent on a rolling 12-month basis, slightly ahead of February’s rate. The Info-Link report has shown year-over-year gains since mid-2011. The Bellwether report […]
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