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Automotive
Inventory Shortages, the Hero, or the Goat?

By Keith Spacapan

The U.S. automotive industry sold 1.2 million new cars and light-duty trucks in the month of June, a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 13.0 million vehicles. The June SAAR was marginally better than the prior month but significantly lower than the SAAR of 15.4 million vehicles recorded one year prior. June marks the 12th consecutive month in which the industry’s SAAR fell short of the prior year’s results.

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Real Estate
Podcast: The Evolving Department Store Dilemma

Guest Dan O’Brien, Steve Katz (host)

This podcast features a discussion with Dan O’Brien of Hilco Real Estate about the continuing dilemma facing department store tenants amid sustained foot traffic declines and a definitive and concerning shift in consumer shopping trends away from the mall environment.

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Jewelry Industry
Podcast: Jewelry Market Complexities Remain Multifaceted

Guest Stephen D’Aquila Host: Steve Katz

This podcast features a discussion with Stephen D’Aquila of Hilco Valuation Services about the factors influencing performance across the jewelry industry and related thoughts on recommended lender monitoring actions during this period.

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