Survey Shows Black Friday Still Draws Consumers

As Thanksgiving draws year, thousands of shoppers are getting excited for Black Friday, the day after the holiday celebrations. This has become America’s biggest shopping day due to the beginning of the winter holiday shopping season. PriceGrabber, an Experian branch, has surveyed consumers about their feelings towards Black Friday deals for the second winter season […]

Digital Shopping To Keep Many Retailers Afloat Through The Holidays

Shopping options from a plethora of online and mobile services will keep gift shoppers spending this year without ruining their budgets, according to new information gathered by the 26th annual survey for holiday consumer spending by Deloitte. 48 percent of consumers responded that they plan to shop online for gifts this year. This is a […]

Improving Unemployment Figures Fail To Lift Financial Mood

The Consumer Report Index for November shows that the overall financial health of consumers is slowly improving, but some setbacks will make the holiday shopping season challenging. Employment is slowly but steadily growing again. New jobs outpaced the loss of employment slightly this month. Unfortunately, consumers sentiment and trusts is falling again, hitting 45.0 after […]

Holiday Shoppers Divided Over Spending

Deloitte recently released their 25th annual survey of consumer intentions for spending this holiday season, and the results are interesting. Economic woes have left many consumers less likely to spend as much money as they would for gifts a few years ago, but some important sections of the survey demographics showed a surprisingly cheerful outlook. […]

Big Ticket Purchases Show No Increase Since May

The economy may be at a standstill, with little hope for improvement in the near future, according to results from a new Harris Poll. Consumers are not expecting to receive new work or higher income anytime soon, and this is reflected in their reluctance to commit to making large purchases in the next six months. […]

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