What a difference a year makes to spending
- Interest rate rise fear takes its toll. // Cabinet Maker;7/6/2007, Issue 5545, p6
The article reports on the impact of the interest rate increase in the market in Great Britain. Consumers have cut down their spending which led to the decline of share prices and interest rate increase. The market and the credit-providers have suffered with the instability, as well as several...
- Generation Y versus Baby Boomers. French, Dana // Furniture/Today;11/21/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p28
Compares the buying trends between Generation Y and Baby Boomers in the U.S. Attitude of Baby Boomers towards furniture spending; Total expenditures of Baby Boomers and Generation on furniture and bedding; Suggestion that the biggest alternative to traditional furniture stores for Gen Y are...
- Money Talks. Gardyn, Rebecca // American Demographics;Sep2002, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p52
Presents the results of a survey conducted in June 2002 regarding the impact of the September 11, 2001 U.S. terrorist attacks on consumer spending. Percentage who have altered their spending habits in at least one consumer category since the attacks; Percentage of adults with children age...
- Plenty of Time for Austerity in the Sweet By-and-By. Dolliver, Mark // Adweek Western Edition;12/21/98, Vol. 48 Issue 51, p12
Focuses on trends in American consumer spending. Pace of spending in 1998; Evolution of `consumerism'; Consumers' spending choices.
- BUDGET AND BILLS INFLUENCED CHRISTMAS SPENDING. Fanning, Martha // Checkout;Feb2011, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p47
The article discusses the significant evidence of financial pressure on consumers during the Christmas season in Ireland.
- Retail sales rose 0.9%; ex-autos up 0.4%. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;01/15/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30559, p2
Discloses the December 1998 consumer spending patterns in the United States. Percent increase of retail sales; Contributing factors.
- Re-Conceptualizing Age and Consumption. Maclaran, Pauline; Catterall, Miriam // Advances in Consumer Research;2002, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p539
Examines how a person's age may influence their consumption patterns and consider ways of conceptualizing relationships. Effect of postmodern paradoxes on person's age; Existence of vicarious nostalgia in aesthetic consumption. INSET: "Postmodern Paradoxes and the Aging Body".
- Follow the Bouncing Mood. // Adweek Eastern Edition;11/4/2002, Vol. 43 Issue 44, p31
Discusses consumer spending behavior in the U.S. in the third quarter of the year 2002. Announcement made by various organization on the decrease in the purchasing power among consumers since 1993. Indication of unpredictability in consumer attitudes.
- Two Cheers for Materialism. Twitchell, James // Wilson Quarterly;Spring99, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p16
Focuses on materialism as a source of meaning and happiness. Reason for not acknowledging and exploring materialism; Consumer behavior in the United States; Implication of the commercial culture.