Katia Dmitrieva

Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Amazon, FedEx, UPS Boost US Warehouse Jobs Amid Online Boom

The warehousing and storage industry is one of the few sectors where employment is actually higher. The warehousing and storage industry is one of the few sectors where employment is actually higher than before the pandemic. (Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg News)

Warehouse operators across the U.S. are rushing to hire workers amid a boom in online sales, a bright spot for a labor market that faces mounting challenges.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
October 27, 2020
Government, Business

US Jobless Claims Decline After California Resumes Reporting

Workers use grinders to smooth the welded joints for railroad suspension parts. Workers use grinders to smooth the welded joints for railroad suspension parts. (Ty Wright/Bloomberg News)

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell for the third time in four weeks, suggesting the labor market is still gradually recovering while remaining far from its pre-pandemic health.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
October 22, 2020
Government, Business

US Jobless Claims Resume Drop in Sign of Gradual Improvement

Pedestrians pass in front of restaurant customers in the Queens borough of New York. Pedestrians pass in front of restaurant customers in the Queens borough of New York. (Amir Hamja/Bloomberg News)

The number of Americans applying for jobless benefits resumed its decline, signaling a gradual improvement in the battered labor market.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
September 17, 2020
Government, Business, Equipment, Logistics

Manufacturing Expands at Fastest Pace Since Late 2018

A worker welds parts for a ballot drop box inside a manufacturing facility in Washington. A worker welds parts for a ballot drop box inside a manufacturing facility in Puyallup, Wash. (Chona Kasinger/Bloomberg News)

U.S. manufacturing expanded in August at the fastest pace since late 2018, powered by growth in new orders that are a bright spot in an otherwise struggling economy.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
September 1, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

US Jobless Claims Below 1 Million for First Time in Pandemic

A worker disinfects a bar at a nightclub in South Carolina. A worker disinfects a bar at a nightclub in Columbia, S.C. (Micah Green/Bloomberg News)

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell below 1 million for the first time since the pandemic began in March, suggesting the economic recovery is gaining some traction amid a deceleration in coronavirus infections.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
August 13, 2020
Government, Business

US Initial Jobless Claims Worse Than Forecast for Second Week

A man walks past an Illinois retail store going out of business due to the pandemic on June 23. A man walks past an Illinois retail store going out of business due to the pandemic on June 23. (Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press)

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits was higher than forecast for a second straight week, adding to signs that the recovery is cooling amid a pickup in coronavirus cases.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
June 25, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Small Businesses Mull Job Cuts After Aid Runs Out

Small business stand temporarily closed in Portland, Ore., on June 17. Small business stand temporarily closed in Portland, Ore., on June 17. (Rebecca Smeyne/Bloomberg News)

At least 1 in 10 small businesses in the U.S. are expecting to lay off workers once their fiscal relief funds run out, according to a new survey.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
June 23, 2020
Government, Business

Retail Sales Soared a Record 17.7% in May, Double Forecast

Shoppers wait to enter a store in a shopping mall in Costa Mesa, Calif., on June 15. Shoppers wait to enter a store in a shopping mall in Costa Mesa, Calif., on June 15. (Bing Guan/Bloomberg News)

U.S. retail sales jumped in May by the most on record and double forecasts, regaining more ground than expected after unprecedented drops the prior two months as states allowed more merchants to reopen.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
June 16, 2020
Government, Business

Jobless Rate Triples to 14.7% in Sharpest Labor Downturn

The U.S. economy lost more than 20 millions jobs in April. A mother and child walk on the boardwalk past a shuttered business in Atlantic City, N.J. (Mark Makela/Getty Images)

In the harshest downturn for American workers in history, employers cut an unprecedented 20.5 million jobs in April and the unemployment rate more than tripled to 14.7%.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
May 8, 2020
Government, Business

US Economy Shrinks at 4.8% Pace, Signaling Start of Recession

A worker drives a forklift through a grocery distribution center in Louisville, Ky. A worker drives a forklift through a grocery distribution center in Louisville, Ky. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

The record-long U.S. economic expansion is over after almost 11 years, with what’s likely to be the deepest recession in at least eight decades now underway.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
April 29, 2020

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