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consumer Archives

Dollar drops on strong US data

Dollar lower on the back of strong consumer confidence and home sales figures in the US.

Shoppers divided on private labels

New research compares attitudes of department store shoppers and discount store shoppers towards home brand products.

Multi-screen commerce growing

More consumers shopping on mobile devices whilst watching TV, according to new research.

Consumer confidence falls flat

Low interest rates fail to stoke consumer confidence.

Beat the Q acquires loyalty app

Mobile start up acquires mobile loyalty card platform.

US confidence gains in January

Consumer confidence lifts for second consecutive month in the US.

Confidence hits six month low

Consumer sentiment slumps to lowest level in six months.

Aussies asked to buy local

Australian Made calls on consumers to buy local throughout January.

Spending spree continues

Spending rises for 15th consecutive month in November.

NZ consumers optimistic ahead of Christmas

New Zealand consumer confidence nears four and a half year high in the lead up to Christmas.

Consumer confidence hits five month low

The post election glow has worn off, with consumer sentiment slumping to a five month low.

Harvey Norman franchisees fined

Harvey Norman franchisees ordered to pay more than $100,000 for misleading consumers.

Retailers outed in mystery shop

Three major electronics retailers breach Australia Consumer Law following Choice mystery shop.

Spending lifts in October

Promising start to the silly season for retailers as consumer spending rises in October.

Consumer confidence growing

Australian consumers upbeat despite slow wage growth.

Spending falls in September

Spending falls for the first time in more than a year.

Fast food booming post GFC

Latest fast food report reveals who's eating it and why.

Consumer confidence falls in October

Consumer confidence takes a backwards step after record month in September.

Watchdog’s warning to retailers

ACCC flags crackdown on retailers sourcing faulty products from overseas.

Aussies leading cashless pack

Australia named global leader moving towards cashless payments.