Design & Supply Chain

Design & Supply Chain

  • 5/31/16 10:51 am EDT
    • Small business job growth declined 0.18 percent from April
    • East South Central jumps to top spot among regions
    • Washington remains top-ranked state, with its fifth consecutive increase in 2016
    • Seattle continues to hold the top spot among metro areas, hitting a record level
    • Small business employment growth slowed in every industry sector
    Rochester, N.Y. (May 31, 2016) – The Paychex | IHS Small Business Jobs Index declined 0.18 percent in May, from 100.77 to 100.59, following steady results in March and April. Altogether, however, the pace of small business employment growth has increased 0.22 percent since the start of 2016. At 101.72, East South Central jumped to the top spot among regions, gaining 0.40 percent, the best one-month growth rate. Washington remained the top-ranked state index, with its fifth consecutive increasemore...
  • 5/31/16 9:03 am EDT
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (May 31, 2016) – Apple’s popular Apple TV devices have propelled the company into third-ranked position in 2015, based on revenue in the overall global set-top box market, from ninth place in 2014. The surge is courtesy of continued strong growth in consumer retail over-the-top television (OTT) boxes, and the consolidation of the top players of the global set-top box market with Arris's acquisition of Pace and Technicolor's acquisition of Cisco's set-top box division, whichmore...
  • 5/31/16 9:01 am EDT
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (May 31, 2016) – Industrial semiconductor revenues rose slightly in 2015 despite weakness in the overall semiconductor industry and, in particular, economic headwinds in China, which is a major global consumer of industrial chips. Year-over-year global industrial semiconductor revenue rose less than 1 percent in 2015 to reach $41.9 billion. This slight revenue increase in 2015 follows solid growth of 11.5 percent in 2014 and 9.8 percent in 2013, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE:more...
  • 5/27/16 5:36 am EDT

    Revenue from taxation has decreased by 23 percent; $18 a month per household charge for electricity and water, but $100 fine and lashings for possessing alcohol

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In response to their worsening financial situation, the Islamic State is continuing to increase, taxes and fines throughout its territory and in some cases introducing new ones. New analysis released today by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, reveals new information on the group’s centralized and pervasive taxation system. “Taxation makes up about 50 percent of the Islamic State’smore...
  • 5/26/16 2:26 pm EDT

    Ease-of-use and integrated geology and geophysics workflows key to selection of industry leading geoscience interpretation suite

    HOUSTON (May 26, 2016) – Following a performance-based assessment, Statoil, one of the world’s leading energy producers, has selected the IHS Kingdom® geologic and geophysical interpretation software suite as its primary geoscience workflow platform for the company’s U.S. onshore operations, according to IHS (NYSE: IHS), the global source of critical information and insight.IHS Kingdom is the industry leading Microsoft Windows®-based geoscience software interpretation tool used by thousands ofmore...
  • 5/26/16 9:44 am EDT
    SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Loyalty among SUV/CUV owners in the United States has soared to record levels, according to recent analysis from business information provider IHS Automotive, part of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS). Sixty-three percent of SUV/CUV owners who returned to market for a new vehicle during the first quarter of 2016 purchased another SUV or CUV, figures gleaned from the analysis of more than 1.9 million return to market events during the quarter. Comparatively, loyaltymore...
  • 5/26/16 5:00 am EDT

    Region will import approximately 50 percent of its polyethylene requirements by 2025

    HOUSTON (May 26, 2016) – Demand for polyethylene (PE), the key raw material for plastics production, is growing in Latin America thanks to an expanding middle class, but the region’s current and planned PE capacity will continue to fall short of demand, driving the region to import approximately 50 percent of its PE needs by 2025, according to a new study by IHS (NYSE:IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.    Demand for PE (in all forms) in Latinmore...
  • 5/25/16 10:00 am EDT
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (May 25, 2016) –Construction costs fell again in May, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The headline current IHS PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index (ECCI) registered 49.3 this month, up from 48.5 in April. The headline index has consistently trailed the neutral mark for the past 17 months. However, the current headline figure has steadily risen since hitting 41.3 in February and is now the closest it has been to the neutralmore...
  • 5/24/16 9:00 am EDT
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (May 24, 2016) – Global unit shipments of smart city devices, which are internet-connected devices used in smart city projects, will increase from 115.4 million in 2015 to 1.2 billion in 2025. Although in 2015 North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific each received approximately one-third of unit shipments, the Asia-Pacific region will receive over half of all device shipments by 2025, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information andmore...
  • 5/23/16 12:15 pm EDT
    Markit (Nasdaq: MRKT), a leading global provider of financial information services, today announced the appointment of Frank Dos Santos as head of North America Business Strategy for Markit’s Fixed Income Pricing services. Frank brings nearly 30 years of fixed income experience to Markit. He joins after 13 years at Standard and Poor’s, most recently as global head of oversight, methodologies and analytical excellence formore...

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