Tag: U.S. consumers

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

U.S. Consumers Boosted Spending in March

April 29, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Consumers spent more in March, showing American households are absorbing high inflation and are positioned to propel the economy heading into the spring and summer. Personal-consumption expenditures increased a seasonally adjusted 1.1% in March from the prior month, the Commerce […]

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Why Is Everything More Expensive Right Now? Let This Stuffed Giraffe Explain

August 17, 2021

Via: Time

Jani, a 4-foot plush giraffe, arrived on my doorstep in mid-July, her neck bent backwards so that she could fit in the FedEx box, her brown eyes glassy, as if still finding her bearings after a long journey at sea. […]

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Is the U.S. Consumer ‘Wavering’? Slowing Retail Sales Are a Warning Sign That the Economy May Be in Trouble

October 17, 2019

Via: Fortune

If the U.S. economy has a hero in 2019, it’s the American consumer. Amid a global slowdown and bearish forecasts of a U.S. recession, bulls have consistently pointed to robust consumer spending as a strong trend that can shore up […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Consumers are really starting to worry about the trade war

September 27, 2019


U.S. consumers are getting increasingly anxious about the trade war with China despite a recent thaw in the tensions ahead of the trade talks next month. The University of Michigan’s Surveys of Consumers showed in September a near record number […]

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

U.S. consumers feel financially confident as holiday season approaches

October 2, 2018


As the 2018 holiday shopping season approaches, most Americans are feeling pretty good about their finances. The majority of consumers believe the U.S. economy has improved since last year, and 75 percent expect that trend will continue in 2019, according […]