An end-of-summer consumer bum-out
Sep 27, 2023

An end-of-summer consumer bum-out

Consumer confidence fell for the second straight month in September, according to The Conference Board. What gives?

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Inside the antitrust lawsuit against Amazon

The Federal Trade Commission and 17 states are suing Amazon, claiming it unfairly uses its reach to bully merchants and manipulate prices, something the retail giant denies.

Conference Board reports fall in consumer confidence

Sep 27, 2023
The nonprofit business research group found that consumers think a recession is on the way, as the economy faces challenges ahead.
One thing consumers are worried about, and think could signal an oncoming recession, is high food prices.
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A look at India's premium motorcycle business boom

The MotoGP Grand Prix of India debuted last week. The growing popularity of motorcycles in the country is sparking increased demand for high-end motorcycles. The BBC’s Archana Shukla reports.

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Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Olie D'Albertanson Producer, BBC