July 2013

July 2013

July 2013 Issue

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  • American Demographics

    A look by region at the current state of optical in particular and business overall

  • Northeast: The Little Engine that...

    Like the little engine that could, the Northeast is seeing budding confidence despite a slow recovery

  • South: Steady Progress

    This laid-back region continues its slow-but-steady economic recovery

  • Midwest: Marching in Place

    It's been a mixed bag in the Midwest region on a number of economic fronts in the past year, including unemployment rate

  • West: Confidence Climbing

    The West region continues to show improvement on the jobless front, but its unemployment rate remains the highest of any region in the country