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Microchips a Mega Problem Preview

Automotive
Microchips a Mega Problem

By Keith Spacapan

Hobbled by a global pandemic, the U.S. light vehicle market only managed to sell 14.6 million vehicles in 2020. Sales tumbled quickly with the onset of stay at home orders, slumping to a 50-year low before staging a steady recovery.

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Innovative Solutions Help Address  Ongoing Off-Price Supply Chain Challenges

Retail
Innovative Solutions Help Address Ongoing Off-Price Supply Chain Challenges

By Ray Armendariz

In this article we take a look at how off-price retailers are working within their own organizations to overcome supply chain constraints as well as the important role that innovative, strategic partner solutions are playing in assisting those businesses to stay the course in the current environment.

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The Evolution of the New Mall Lease

Real Estate
The Evolution of the New Mall Lease

By Dan O’Brien

A shifting dynamic has developed between tenants and landlords in the negotiation of shopping center leases.

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Aftermarket Q3

Automotive
Does the Same Fate Await Aftermarket Parts that Beset New Car Sales?

By Keith Spacapan

For the six companies that comprise the Hilco Parts Index (the Index), net sales were $71.2 billion for the 12 months ending with the third quarter of 2021. Compared with the same period in the prior year, sales increased 11.4% on a nominal basis.

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Beauty Industry
Podcast: Shifting Dynamics and Priorities in Cosmetics and Skin Care

By Kirstin DiCecca, Gary Dressler and Steve Katz (host)

Hilco Global’s Kirstin DiCecca and Gary Dressler focus in on the evolution and outlook for two of the Beauty Industry’s highest growth categories: Cosmetics and Skin Care.

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Retail
Podcast: Electronics & Appliance Industries Grapple with Continued Supply Chain Bottleneck

By Ian Fredericks, Steve Katz (host)

Ian Fredericks, President of the Hilco Retail Group, discusses the headwinds that continue to limit the availability of electronics and appliances products, and the steps retailers and manufacturers are taking to overcome those challenges.

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Understanding True Profitability

Enterprise Valuation
Understanding True Profitability: Impacts on Pricing and Production

In a rising cost environment, it is critical for businesses to have real-time visibility as to precisely how higher consumer prices and cost containment practices are impacting EBITDA.

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Sprinting Ahead of Inflation and Competition

Automotive
Sprinting Ahead of Inflation and Competition

Our private equity (PE) owned client based in Windsor, Ontario operates in the automotive and industrial tool manufacturing industries.

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Enhanced Analytics and Reporting  Help Drive Effective Integration

Enterprise Valuation
Enhanced Analytics and Reporting Help Drive Effective Integration

A new private equity (PE) platform was built from 15 add-on acquisitions to achieve revenue synergies across the entities.

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