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consumer spending Archives

Tax cuts a “present” for retailers: NRA

Tax cuts should lead to boost to retail spending, says NRA.

Consumer spending slows amid falling confidence

But retail saw the second biggest gain in the month.

Consumer sentiment settles

Following a two-month fall, consumer sentiment has stabilised.

New credit card rules aim to protect consumers

New rules aim to prevent people from falling into debt.

Consumer spending finished 2017 stronger

Latest NAB data tracks an increase in retail trade.

Deloitte: Discount trend to reverse

Post-Christmas sales look to be back in vogue as retailers' optimism wanes.

How shops use tricks to get you spending

Many well-known businesses make use of psychology to connect with customers and increase sales.

ARA: Christmas spend to top $50 billion

Retail association and Roy Morgan provide positive annual prediction for retailers.

Vital signs: Business conditions are peachy, so why aren’t businesses investing?

With the ACCC blessing Amazon's ability to charge low prices without running afoul of competition laws, there could be m...

Eastern seaboard boosted by multiple tailwinds

Retailers benefit as national economy continues rotation from mining to services.

Why and how do we measure what consumers feel?

How we track our economy influences everything from government spending and taxes to home lending and business investmen...

Shoppers stop shopping after Brexit

Consumer spending dives in UK post-Brexit.

Christmas under delivers

Consumer spending in Christmas period slowest in more than two years.

Consumer spending continues to grow

Spending growth extends into fourth year.

US spending weakens

US consumer spending sputters in July amid weak income growth.