Consumers are buying less while shopping online more

May 14, 2020
The Marketplace-Edison Research Poll finds that 40% of those who shopped online before the pandemic now do it more.
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What's gonna happen to the consumer economy?

Apr 6, 2020
Consumer spending accounts for 70% of U.S. GDP. Is that going to change soon?
Consumer spending has carried a lot of weight in this economy for a long time.
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Consumers are feeling good about where the economy's headed

Oct 14, 2019
They're willing to spend because they expect to be earning more next year.
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Retail spending rose in May. Here's what folks are buying.

Jun 14, 2019
Sales rose, and many of the gains were in discretionary categories.
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The market for customized goods is here, thanks to your data

Apr 25, 2019
Companies have created a new form of convenience with personalized products.
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Regional grocery chains are in fight-or-flight mode

Apr 18, 2019
Some are thriving. Others are closing. All are strategizing.
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Look out, beef. Plant-based patties are vying to win over meat lovers.

Feb 12, 2019
Two new burgers made from plants look like meat, cook like meat, and taste like meat.
The Impossible Burger is served at Toasted in Winter Park, Fl. as a classic burger.
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Social media fury over Instacart pay scale raises industry-wide concerns

Feb 8, 2019
Instacart and other apps are competing for consistent customers, while worker pay is inconsistent.
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As tariffs increase prices, are consumers noticing?

Jan 15, 2019
Last year, the Trump administration imposed new tariffs on roughly $280 billion worth of U.S. imports — everything from solar panels and washing machines, steel and aluminum, and about half of what we import from China. In response, Ford, Coca-Cola,…
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How a new service could help boost your credit score

Dec 21, 2018
Experian says consumers who let the firm monitor their checking accounts could get easier access to credit.
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