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Retail Sales Seen Increasing Roughly 3 to 4 percent this Holiday

With a lower unemployment rate, moderate wage gains and cheap fuel and food prices, the pieces are falling into place for a more robust holiday shopping season.  Yet while the outlook is slightly more upbeat [...]

Massive Produce Recall Hits Southeast

Fresh-cut vegetables are being recalled from convenience, grocery and discount stores because of potentially fatal Listeria bacteria. August 30, 2016 ​WASHINGTON – Country Fresh LLC of Conroe, Texas, is recalling 30,000 cases of various fresh-cut [...]

National Retail Federation Upgrades 2016 Economic Forecast

Retailers Expect Increase in Consumer Spending to Continue WASHINGTON – With increases in consumer spending expected to remain solid during the remainder of the year, the National Retail Federation today said retail sales for 2016 [...]

Hispanic Consumers Lead U.S. Market in Grocery Shopping Enjoyment and Engagement

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As the U.S. Hispanic population continues to grow in size and influence,Acosta, a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, and Univision Communications Inc. [...]

Top Reason Summer Vacationers will Stop at Your Store

This summer, vacation travelers are more likely to stop to use the bathroom than any other activity, including buying gas or food and drinks, according to results of a nationwide consumer survey conducted by the [...]

Younger Shoppers Want Stores

The "experience" generation has spoken & it's not what you would think. Online retail has long been forecasted as the ultimate decline of the traditional brick & mortar, but not so so fast. Even though [...]

Exterior Lighting Upgrades Deliver Efficiency, Savings

Lighting systems have long been a target for maintenance and engineering managers seeking to reduce the energy use in their institutional and commercial facilities. Lighting systems tend to be low-hanging fruit when it comes to [...]

New Law Provides Tax Breaks for Energy Management

Energy costs consume a major portion of every facilities budget. Recently a new law went into effect that could provide a tax break when energy management systems are installed in certain buildings. The Protecting Americans [...]

Job Openings

Powerhouse is always seeking team members who embrace our core values of great service, honesty, integrity and making a positive impact on others’ lives. Our company is dynamic and growing, and we regularly post job [...]

2016 Trade Show Schedule

To really understand the Powerhouse difference, come meet us in person. We attend several shows every year, and we’d love to show you how Powerhouse can help you meet your goals. Whether you’re looking for [...]