Crocs are — and have been — back. Socks are the latest addition to the company's line of products.
Orders for long-lasting items rose 0.8% in June. The data could reflect trends in inflation, automation and the economic recovery.
Electric cars can save drivers thousands of dollars on maintenance over the life of the vehicle.
Retailers have been scrambling to build up inventory — and deals have been disappearing quickly as inventory sells out.
Do the rising prices of things like cars and homes actually affect how people are spending their money?
It looks like consumers will continue to splurge over the summer. And after that?
Sure, we're putting some purchases on credit cards, but we're still not getting out the plastic for big travel expenses.
Two-thirds of consumers are still hesitant to regularly venture out of their homes, but that doesn't mean they won't be spending.
Wall Street Journal reporter Sarah Chaney Cambon notes that unvaccinated people are outspending the vaccinated.
But considering what we're comparing them to — the stimulus-fueled month of March — that's not so bad.