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March Jobs Growth Slows as Consumer Confidence Improves

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.

In the U.S., nonfarm payrolls grew by 431,000 in March, while consumer confidence inched up slightly. Job growth The economy added 431,000 jobs in March, missing economists’ consensus estimate of 490,000 and marking a slowdown from February’s 750,000-job expansion for a 3.6 percent unemployment rate. Most March job gains were in leisure and hospitality, although…

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