Online Community

ASA Central

A dynamic online community for ASA members to exchange ideas and best practices, and connect with industry peers in their sector. Visit the site ›
Find Goods & Services

ASA Marketplace

This powerful online resource enables staffing companies to find and access industry supplier information, products and services. Visit the site ›
Daily Publication

Staffing Today Newsletter

Your #1 daily source for news about the workforce industry. With versions available to members and nonmembers. Visit the site ›
Health Care Reform

Affordable Care Act Resources for Staffing

Up-to-date news, resources, interactive tools, and more—all focused on helping ASA members comply with the ACA. Visit the site ›
Advertisers & Exhibitors

Staffing Industry Suppliers

ASA has numerous and diverse marketing opportunities available to help you reach the rapidly growing staffing industry. Visit the site ›
Exclusive Products

ASA Store

From certification packages and study guides to marketing tools and data reports, ASA resources add value to your business. Visit the site ›

U.S. Retail Sales Flat in July

Wall Street Journal (08/13/14) Ben Leubsdorf

Sales at U.S. retailers were unchanged in July, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce, as sales fell at auto dealers and department stores but rose at clothing and grocery stores. Sales have slowed since the spring, when they spiked following a harsh winter across much of the U.S. The spending slowdown runs counter to the robust labor market, which has seen U.S. companies over the last six months hire at the fastest pace since 2006. Anemic paychecks may be one reason consumers are restraining their spending.