TrendsTalk with ITR Economics

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TrendsTalk with ITR Economics

A podcast-style show for business leaders who are interested in making informed, profitable decisions.

Our objective? We pride ourselves on being first in forecasts worldwide. We strive to deliver the best economic intelligence to help you approach crucial decisions and meet your business goals.

Listen as we discuss market- and industry-specific topics leaving you with answers to, "What's next?" and "How should I be preparing?"

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Recent Episodes

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    Machinery Markets: Effects of the Slowdown
    September 20, 2019

    How are machinery markets performing as we move through this economic slowdown? Tune in to this week's TrendsTalk to learn how we expect these markets to progress over the next year. Listen Now

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    Three B's of Business with Brian Beaulieu
    September 13, 2019

    Be aware, be ready, be opportunistic. Tune in to this week's TrendsTalk to learn how to thrive in any phase of the business cycle. Listen Now

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    Update on the Automotive Industry with Alan Beaulieu
    September 6, 2019

    The media recently touted about the automotive industry’s performance – but how well did it really do? Tune in to this week's TrendsTalk to learn how this sector fared in August, and how your business may be affected. Listen Now

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    Profit Compression and Strategic Price Planning with Connor Lokar
    August 30, 2019

    Consumers will have heightened price sensitivities over the next few quarters - how will that factor in to your price planning? Tune in to this week's TrendsTalk to learn how to tackle this hurdle. Listen Now

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    Pricing: Strategic Decision-Making for 2020 with Alex Chausovsky
    August 23, 2019

    Are you taking pricing into account as you strategize for 2020? Tune in to this week's TrendsTalk to learn how to better position your business for next year. Listen Now

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    Interest Rates: A Tool, Not a Miracle with Alan and Brian Beaulieu
    August 16, 2019

    The Federal Reserve lowered interest rates – what does this mean for businesses? Tune in to this week's TrendsTalk to learn how this will affect the economy and your business. This special edition features both our CEO and our President, Brian and Alan Beaulieu! Listen Now

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    Economic Update on US GDP with Brian and Alan Beaulieu
    August 9, 2019

    What does the GDP revision tell us about the US economy? Tune in to this week's TrendsTalk for an important update. This special edition features both our CEO and our President, Brian and Alan Beaulieu! Listen Now

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    Slowing Economy: Impact on Retail Sales with Connor Lokar
    August 2, 2019

    How is your retail business faring as we move through the second half of 2019? Tune in to this week's TrendsTalk for an overview of the slowing economy's impact on the retail sales industry. Listen Now

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    Key Ways to Prepare for the Coming Great Depression with Alex Chausovsky
    July 26, 2019

    Remember our popular post, "Five Ways Kids Can Prepare for the Great Depression of the 2030s"? Tune in to this week's TrendsTalk for an update on preparing yourself and your family for the coming economic changes. Listen Now

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    China: A Tale of Two Houses with Alan Beaulieu
    July 19, 2019

    Depending on which side of China’s economy your business works with, you may be feeling positive or negative impacts. Tune in to this week's TrendsTalk to learn about the contrasting trends occurring in China. Listen Now

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    Global Economies: A Different Viewpoint with Alex Chausovsky
    July 12, 2019

    Look at the data from a different angle to gain further insight. Tune in to this week's TrendsTalk with Alex Chausovsky to learn more about global economies and population growth. Listen Now

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    Seven Big Trends in the Economy - Part 2 with Brian Beaulieu
    July 5, 2019

    What major trends are occurring in the economy? Hint: There are seven, and they will shape the way you do business over the next decade. Tune in to this week's TrendsTalk with Brian Beaulieu to learn about the last four. Listen Now

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    Costs and Cash: Maintain Profitability in 2019 with Connor Lokar
    June 28, 2019

    How can you keep your business as profitable as possible through 2019 and into 2020? Tune in to this week's TrendsTalk with Connor Lokar to learn about surviving and thriving in tougher economic conditions. Listen Now

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    Canada: Economic Challenges Ahead with Alan Beaulieu
    June 21, 2019

    How should Canada’s economic trends factor into your business decisions? Tune in to this week’s TrendsTalk with Alan Beaulieu to learn about the challenges ahead for our neighbor to the north. Listen Now

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    Seven Big Trends in the Economy - Part 1 with Brian Beaulieu
    June 14, 2019

    What major trends are occurring in the economy? Hint: There are seven, and they will shape the way you do business over the next decade. Tune in to this week's TrendsTalk with Brian Beaulieu to learn about the first three. Listen Now

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    Interest Rates: Causes of Rise and Decline with Connor Lokar
    June 7, 2019

    Why do interest rates rise and decline over time? Tune in to this week’s TrendsTalk with Connor Lokar to learn what to expect based on the current interest rates. Listen Now

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    Economic Outlook for Nonresidential Construction with Alex Chausovsky
    May 31, 2019

    How is the nonresidential construction industry currently performing? Tune into this week's TrendsTalk with Alex Chausovsky to learn how various markets in this industry are doing. Listen Now

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    Russia: A Cooling Economy with Alan Beaulieu
    May 24, 2019

    What are the leading indicators telling us about Russia? Tune in to this week’s TrendsTalk with Alan Beaulieu to learn how this large country is performing in the global economy. Listen Now

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    The Global Economy: Where Does the US Stand? with Brian Beaulieu
    May 17, 2019

    Did you know the United States has the largest economy in the world? Listen to Brian Beaulieu to learn more about how the US is performing in the global economy. Listen Now

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    2018 Tax Laws: What Businesses Should Know with Connor Lokar
    May 10, 2019

    Listen to Connor Lokar discuss 2018's tax laws and what your business should know. Listen Now

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    Analyzing Data to Make Better Business Decisions with Alex Chausovsky
    May 3, 2019

    Listen to Alex Chausvosky to learn how analyzing data can help you make better business decisions. Listen Now

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    The Future of US National Debt with Alan Beaulieu
    April 26, 2019

    Listen to Alan Beaulieu to understand the issues our debt will bring in the future. Listen Now

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    Trends in the Retail Sales Industry with Brian Beaulieu
    April 19, 2019

    Listen to Brian Beaulieu to learn what the rates-of-change are telling us about retail sales. Listen Now

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    Trade Issues and a Slowing Global Economy with Connor Lokar
    April 12, 2019

    Listen to Connor Lokar discuss trade issues and a slowing global economy. Listen Now