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Apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers report 11.8 percent increase in year-over-year September inventories

Inventories held by apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers in September were valued at $30.4 billion, an increase of 11.8 percent over the same period a year earlier.

Apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers report $12.5 billion in September sales

Sales by apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers in September 2019 were $12.5 billion.

South Carolina not among the 36 states with major tax changes in 2020

South Carolina was not included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.

South Carolina job growth this year projected at 0.9%

Job growth in South Carolina is expected to reach 0.9 percent by the end of 2020, down from the jurisdiction’s 2019 job growth of 1.5 percent, according to a new study by Kiplinger that assessed state economic outlooks.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union accepting college scholarship applications

South Carolina Federal Credit Union recently announced that it is accepting applications through Feb. 14 for its 10th annual scholarship program, in which it is offering $50,000 to 12 qualified students.

State's unemployment rate hit all-time low in November

South Carolina's unemployment rate dropped 2.4 percent in November 2019, marking the third consecutive decline and the giving the state its lowest jobless rate ever, according to the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce.

New manufacturing orders for fabricated metal products fall 2.2 percent in September

New orders for fabricated metal products decreased $762 million, or 2.2 percent, to $33.57 billion in September, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in December.

Inventories in nonmetallic mineral products industry climb 0.4 percent in October

Inventories for businesses in the nonmetallic mineral products industry increase $56 million, or 0.4 percent, to $15.1 billion in October, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in wood products industry climb 0.1 percent in October

Inventories for businesses in the wood products industry increase $12 million, or 0.1 percent, to $12.1 billion in October, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Shipments of plastics and rubber products fall 0.6 percent in July

Shipments for plastics and rubber products decreased $113 million, or 0.6 percent, to $19.8 billion in July, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in September.

18 pipeline transportation businesses in the U.S. have between 250 and 499 employees in 2016

There were 18 pipeline transportation businesses in the U.S. that had between 250 and 499 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

109 health care and social assistance businesses in Dorchester County have between one and four employees in 2016

There were 109 health care and social assistance businesses in Dorchester County zip codes that had between one and four employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

65 nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing businesses in South Carolina have between 10 and 19 employees in 2016

There were 65 nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing businesses in South Carolina that had between 10 and 19 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

51 nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing businesses in South Carolina have between 20 and 49 employees in 2016

There were 51 nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing businesses in South Carolina that had between 20 and 49 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Two businesses in 29646 had more than 500 employees in 2016

There were two businesses in South Carolina zip code 29646 that had more than 500 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Eight businesses in 29648 had between five and nine employees in 2016

There were eight businesses in South Carolina zip code 29648 that had between five and nine employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

19 businesses in 29648 had fewer than five employees in 2016

There were 19 businesses in South Carolina zip code 29648 that had fewer than five employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Nine businesses in 29646 had between 100 and 249 employees in 2016

There were nine businesses in South Carolina zip code 29646 that had between 100 and 249 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Four businesses in 29646 had between 250 and 499 employees in 2016

There were four businesses in South Carolina zip code 29646 that had between 250 and 499 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Census Bureau: 76.66% of people in Rock Hill were old enough to vote in 2017

Of the 70,764 citizens living in Rock Hill in 2017, 54,245 were old enough to vote as of Aug. 2, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily.

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