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Private auto suppliers see secondary consequences of UAW strike, says RapidRatings CEO Gellert

RapidRatings CEO James Gellert joins ‘The Exchange’ to discuss risks the UAW strike poses to the auto supply chain, the shift in auto production spawned by EV, and the impact the rising cost of cars.


Retail roundup: Inflation, AI, bankruptcies, crime, and more

It’s been a wild year in the retail space. Inflation is forcing shoppers to spend more cautiously. Organized crime and bankruptcies are casting a shadow over the entire sector.


These two big-name retailers face a huge bankruptcy risk

It has been an awful year for a number of retailers, and more of your favorite brands might be in their final days.


Consumer worries: Why the second half of the year could be rough for retailers

Between inflation, supply chain issues, and concerns about consumer spending, there has been a lot for retailers to contend with.


Consumer Spending Slows, Putting The Rest Of Year At Risk For Retailers

When the National Retail Federation (NRF) puts out a release with the headline “Consumer Spending Is Slowing,” retailers better take notice.


Bankrupt AeroCision looks to pay suppliers $5M

The aerospace parts maker filed for Chapter 11 last week after it buckled under revenue shortfalls, rising costs and supply chain disruptions.

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RapidRatings Appoints John D’Aleo as Chief Executive Officer and James Gellert as Executive Chair

RapidRatings, the leading provider of financial health data and analytics, announced the appointment of John D’Aleo as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective immediately.


Global Outlook Report 2023

No one knows exactly how 2023 will wrap up or what 2024 will bring, but using last year as a guide, then taking stock midway through the year and course correcting as needed is the best path forward.


Rapid Ratings CEO: We will see a significant increase in defaults in mid-size private companies

Rapid Ratings CEO James Gellert joins ‘The Exchange’ to discuss refinance troubles for upcoming debt maturities, industry and business size impacting borrowing dynamics, and small companies.


Incora’s bankruptcy sends a warning signal to aerospace supply chains

The supplier and service provider took on heavy costs and lost profit as shipment delays in the industry spiraled.

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