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      Q3/2022 MAFSI Business Barometer: Industry Sales Abate to High Single Digits as Supply and Demand Come into Balance

      Overall sales for Q3/22 continued to abate with a still healthy advance of +9.0%, having receded from +17.3%, +15.2%, and ...

      Easily Complete the Business Barometer with MAFSI's New Excel Tool

      We have talked a lot about the Barometer lately because we know it is a great tool for all MAFSI members! Now we have a new ...

      Q2/22 MAFSI Business Barometer Reports Sales Continue Strong but Moderating; Industry Normalizing as COVID Impact Abates

      Overall sales for Q2/22 continued strong with an increase of +14.3%. This represents the third consecutive quarter of ebbing ...

      MAFSI Business Barometer Reports Sales for Q1/22 Remain Strong but are Tempering; Marketplace Dealing with Economic Headwinds

      Overall sales in Q3/21 climbed by +15.4% compared to Q3/20. This was less than the +20.7% increase that had been forecasted ...

      Research, Data & Trends: April 2022: MAFSI Tames the Storms Ahead with our own Barometer

      barometer ba·rom·e·ter (noun) bə-rŏm′ĭ-tər An instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure, used especially in weather ...

      Q4 2021 MAFSI Business Barometer Report

      MAFSI Business Barometer Achieves Q4/21 Projection at +17.3% Increase in Sales; Strong Q1/22 Forecast as Recovery Continues ...

      Research, Data & Trends: September 2021 Update

      The RD&T Committee develops MAFSI’s membership survey and data projects. Our initiatives include: Market Trends At the ...

      Strong Sales in Q2/21 as Manufacturers Struggle to Keep up with Unprecedented Demand

      Overall sales in the second quarter of 2021 climbed by +19.1% compared to Q2/20. This was even greater than the +16.1% ...

      Q1 and Q2 2021 Foodservice Sales Come Roaring Back; Surge in Business Not Without Problems

      Overall sales in the 1st Quarter of 2021 were reduced by a further -2.1%, in comparison to the mostly “pre-COVID” period of ...