US shipments to see stronger gains amid pandemic recovery

Release of pent-up demand following pandemic restrictions to bolster near term sales

Production ramp-up will lead to price declines from undersupply highs

Suppliers continue to benefit from lack of substitutes

Rising sales of high quality items to boost value gains

Sales expected to return to longer term decline amid drop in school-age children, print sales

Economic expansion, need for workers will bolster industry through 2026

Technological advancements to boost value gains

Increasing global production of electronics, appliances, machinery, transport equipment to drive orders

Technological developments to boost replacement demand