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consumer Archives

US spend lifts in August

US consumers boost spending as wages rebound from July decline.

Online growth slows

Australian online sales growth slows for second consecutive month.

Consumer groups take on tech prices

Aussie consumers pay between 50 to 100 per cent more for some digital products, inquiry finds.

NZ extends country of origin labelling Aussie

Aussie meats to be labelled in New Zealand.

Spending hits five year high

Consumer spending continues to improve, with annual growth reaching five and a half year high.

Spending grows in April

Retail spending up on 2012, but growth still remains soft.

Homegrown directory goes live

Largest ever directory of Australian made and grown products launches.

Myer chases sales

Department store plans biggest stocktake sale yet, following latest sentiment figures.

Dealsealer calls for sellers

New product and services aggregator to launch next month.

Watchdog makes media Choice

Consumer watchdog appoints new head of media.

Consumer sentiment higher

RBA rate cuts help see consumer sentiment unexpectedly rise.

The inconvenient truths (part one). Customers arenʼt cautious, theyʼre bored!

The cautious consumer line is just an excuse for poor performance, says Peter James Ryan.