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Real Challenges, Real Solutions

Food & Beverage
Real Challenges, Real Solutions

By Mark Samson and Charvi Gupta

In this article we take a look at the many unique challenges facing the restaurant industry and specific action steps that operators can take now to help them not only survive, but thrive, in the coming year and beyond.

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Automotive
Automotive Aftermarket ‘Pleased’ with Q2 Results

By Keith Spacapan

In a word, the Automotive Aftermarket is “pleased” with its second-quarter results. We experienced our first normal winter weather in three years and the industry is benefiting. For the six companies that comprise the Hilco Parts Index (the Index), net sales were $69.8 billion for the twelve months ending with the second quarter of 2021.

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Electric Vehicles Podcast

Automotive
Podcast: Outlook for Electrification of the Auto Industry

Guest Keith Spacapan, Steve Katz (host)

Keith Spacapan, Vice President of Hilco's Automotive Practice, discusses plans by global auto manufacturers for continued aggressive expansion of their electric offerings, as well as the technologies that are competing for dominance in the market right now.

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Forestry Podcast

Forestry
Podcast: Forestry Product Demand and Industry Challenges

Guest Jesse Marzouk, Steve Katz (host)

Jesse Marzouk, Senior Vice President and Forestry Product Specialist at Hilco Global, discusses how pandemic driven changes in consumer preferences and behavior are impacting demand across forestry product markets and how an industry challenged by continued resource limitations is now responding.

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Home Furnishings Podcast

Home Furnishings
Podcast: The Reshaping of Home Furnishings Demand and Purchase Behavior

Guest Matt Perry, Steve Katz (host)

Matt Perry, Senior Valuation Director at Hilco Valuation Services, speaks about how the pandemic has shaped demand and consumer purchase behavior in the home furnishings market and how expected developments across the supply chain are likely to impact the industry for the final two quarters of 2021.

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Bankruptcy Case Study Podcast
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