Tag : consumer spending
Consumer confidence 'finally improving'Subscription
Consumer spending is finally starting to improve after a long period of political uncertainty, new research has found.
Retail sales slip in OctoberSubscription
Retail sales fell last month as consumers remain cautious about spending.
Visitors from Thailand and Qatar to the UK upped their spending “significantly” last month, said tax-free shopping company Global Blue.
Consumer spending hit by ‘muted’ growth Subscription
UK shoppers continued to hold back on retail spend last month, as dwindling consumer confidence led department store spend to fall by 3.9% year on year.
Consumer confidence edges up Subscription
Consumer confidence crept up in July as some of the concerns about the country’s economic situation eased. However, the overall confidence score remains firmly negative.
UK customer spend growth slowest in six yearsSubscription
Britain is set to have the slowest growth in consumer spending in six years in 2019, recent research has show.
Chinese tourists top European spendSubscription
Chinese tourists in Europe spent an average of €868 (£761) per purchase in the first quarter of 2019, making them the biggest international spenders so far this year.
Brexit worries tie consumer purse strings Subscription
Consumer spending dropped to 1.2% in February, from 3.8% in February 2018, as ongoing Brexit uncertainty caused Britons to cut back, new figures have shown.
Spend on clothing dips in JanuarySubscription
Spend on clothing fell by 0.9% year on year in January, according to data from Barclaycard – the fourth consecutive month of decline.
Consumer spending falls further in DecemberSubscription
Consumer spending dropped by 1% in December 2018, with the high street taking a particuarly heavy blow in the run up to Christmas, new figures have shown.