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Consumer Spending Gives Some Retailers a Lift, But Risks Abound - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Published: Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:56:32 GMT


Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Consumer Spending Gives Some Retailers a Lift, But Risks Abound
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
U.S. consumers ramped up spending last month, supported by low unemployment, rising confidence and a sense their personal finances have been repaired a decade after the housing crisis spurred a mission to pare back debt. But there is a catch: ...

Consumer Spending Picks Up With Jump in Retail Sales - Bloomberg - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:57:51 GMT


Bloomberg

Consumer Spending Picks Up With Jump in Retail Sales - Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Lara Rhame, senior economist at FS Investment Solutions, examines U.S. retail sales, which topped estimates with a 0.6 percent gain for the month of July.
Consumers Keep Spending, but Not in Stores - WSJWall Street Journal (subscription)

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Consumer Spending Gives Some Retailers a Lift, But Risks Abound -- 2nd Update - Fox Business

Published: Wed, 16 Aug 2017 01:32:50 GMT


Consumer Spending Gives Some Retailers a Lift, But Risks Abound -- 2nd Update
Fox Business
Stronger consumer spending boosted profits at Home Depot Inc., which said sales in stores open at least a year rose 6.3% in the most recent quarter, led by 6.6% growth in the U.S. Carol Tome, Home Depot's chief financial officer, told analysts that ...

Consumer Spending Is Up — They Just Aren't Shopping In Stores - PYMNTS.com

Published: Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:17:03 GMT


PYMNTS.com

Consumer Spending Is Up — They Just Aren't Shopping In Stores
PYMNTS.com
Solid growth in retail sales should presumably be good news for America's retailers — but as it turns out, those gains only accrued to the few, the proud and the largely digital. Brick-and-mortar retailers, on the other hand, seem to be out in the ...

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JPMorgan Chase Institute's Local Consumer Commerce Index Shows a 3.6 Percent Increase in Consumer Spending ... - Business Wire (press release)

Published: Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:32:36 GMT


JPMorgan Chase Institute's Local Consumer Commerce Index Shows a 3.6 Percent Increase in Consumer Spending ...
Business Wire (press release)
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the JPMorgan Chase Institute released its Local Consumer Commerce Index (LCCI) for April 2017, which showed positive consumer spending growth in 13 of the 15 U.S. cities analyzed. Overall, consumer ...

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Rizzo: Consumer spending poised to accelerate LI economy - Long Island Business News (subscription)

Published: Mon, 14 Aug 2017 19:00:39 GMT


Long Island Business News (subscription)

Rizzo: Consumer spending poised to accelerate LI economy
Long Island Business News (subscription)
Rizzo An important reason for this may be that businesses are reluctant to increase prices that wage hikes will necessitate because consumer spending patterns have been cautious in the wake of the Great Recession. Without an acceleration in consumer ...

Consumer Spending at Nine-Year High in July, at $109 - Gallup

Published: Mon, 07 Aug 2017 12:34:19 GMT


Gallup

Consumer Spending at Nine-Year High in July, at $109
Gallup
Spending among both higher- and lower-earning Americans was slightly up in July and is among the highest in Gallup's recent trend. Higher earners' spending has consistently been more than double that of lower earners. Adults in households whose annual ...

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UK Consumer Spending Down For Third Month In A Row - Not A Great Surprise - Forbes

Published: Mon, 07 Aug 2017 07:47:00 GMT


Business Insider

UK Consumer Spending Down For Third Month In A Row - Not A Great Surprise
Forbes
Given that wages are rising more slowly than inflation right now in Britain it's not a huge surprise that consumer spending is down. The reason being that consumer spending is not all that is paid for out of incomes, so, as spending on those other ...
Consumer spending is having its biggest slump in 4 years, as Brits spend less on clothes and holidaysBusiness Insider
UK consumer spending sees longest decline since 2013: VisaReuters
Consumer spending falls for third month, says VisaBBC News
Financial Times -The Guardian
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UK Economy Takes a Hit as Consumer Spending Slumps Further - Bloomberg

Published: Sun, 06 Aug 2017 23:21:16 GMT


Bloomberg

UK Economy Takes a Hit as Consumer Spending Slumps Further
Bloomberg
U.K. consumers cut back on spending for a third month in July as house-price growth slowed sharply, dealing yet another blow to the economy. The broad-based weakness is being blamed on a squeeze on pockets as inflation outpaces wage growth as well ...
UK economy takes a hit as consumer spending slumps further ...The Straits Times

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A Look At Consumer Spending When Disney And Priceline Report ... - Forbes

Published: Tue, 08 Aug 2017 17:04:00 GMT


Forbes

A Look At Consumer Spending When Disney And Priceline Report ...
Forbes
Priceline and Disney report earnings on August 8 after the closing bell. Here's a look at what might be expected from the two companies.

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