Suites v suits in the fight for the consumer pound
- Purchasing power in African and Middle Eastern economies. // Market: Africa/Mid-East;Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p7
Presents a tabular representation of the purchasing power in top populous nations in Africa and the Middle East in 2004. Turkey; Iran; South Africa.
- Spending your money locally helps economy, preserves jobs. Kelley, Kara // Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);12/8/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 49, pP29
The author stresses the importance of supporting the Southern Nevada community by buying from local businesses. According to the author, the economy is experiencing one of the most significant economic downturns in U.S. history. She says that the state's economic well-being depends upon the...
- Consumer Stages A Massive Comeback. // Latin America Monitor: Brazil Monitor;Mar2010, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p5
The article predicts an increase in consumer spending in December 2009 and January 2010 in Brazil based on the surge in retail sales by 10.3% in November.
- NEEDS IN A HAYSTACK. Ebenkamp, Becky // Brandweek;6/3/2002, Vol. 43 Issue 22, p17
Presents the result of a survey included in the book 'Why People Buy Things They Don't Need,' on discretionary products and consumer spending. List of luxury items purchased in the U.S.; Estimated worth of money spent on discretionary products.
- West County Absorption Picks Up in Q2. Peterson, Ryan // Orange County Business Journal;10/4/2004, Vol. 27 Issue 40, p42
Reports on buying theme in West Orange County, California in the second quarter of 2004. User-buyer demand.
- U.K. Book Spending Rose 5% in 2001. Doran, Amanda-Jane // Publishers Weekly;4/29/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 17, p19
Reports on the increase in consumer spending on books in Great Britain in 2001. Amount spent on books; Average price of an adult title in 2001; Sources of strongest growth in the retail sector.
- The new 50s. Howell, Debbie // Discount Store News;10/25/99, Vol. 38 Issue 20, p46
Provides information on the purchasing power of people in their 50s in the United States. How Cynthia Cohen, strategist for Strategic Mindshare described the age group; Median income of the age group; Expectations of retailers on the spending behavior of the age group.
- CONSUMER SPENDING: Trend toward lower price brackets. Prugh, Peter H. // Management Review;Dec66, Vol. 55 Issue 12, p47
Considers the trend where consumers purchase cheaper items. Evidences of such a trend; Tight money as factor; Holding off of purchases.
- VOLUNTARY SIMPLICITY. Leonard-Barton, Dorothy; Rogers, Everett M. // Advances in Consumer Research;1980, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p28
This paper presents an index of behavior designed to measure an individual's tendency towards a Voluntary Simplicity lifestyle. We emphasize selected behaviors leading to increased self-sufficiency or reduced consumption and note the significance of their adoption for migration and purchasing...