October 10, 2013

The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index moved down again in September, showing the second month of small declines. The index tracks consumer cash flow as an indicator of future consumer spending.

August 21, 2013

The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index remained flat in July, but a recent survey showed shoppers have a positive, although still tentative, outlook on the economy for the back-to-school shopping season.

June 11, 2013

The Consumer Reports Index, an overall measure of Americans’ personal financial health, shows Americans are reporting significantly fewer financial troubles, Consumer Reports National Research Center announced.

March 20, 2013

According to a new spending survey from the National Retail Federation, consumer spending for Easter 2013 will be flat when compared to the holiday last year.

November 26, 2012

Consumer spending could drop by almost $200 billion next year while depressing real consumer-spending growth by 1.7% if middle-class taxes rise in response to the fiscal cliff, according to a report released Monday by a White House economic team.

November 16, 2012

Consumers showed a greater willingness to spend in October as the housing market began to recover and energy prices receded, according to a new report by Deloitte.

October 15, 2012

More than half of consumers say they plan to spend $500 or more on gifts this holiday season, slightly more than what they planned on spending in 2011, according to PriceGrabber’s winter holiday shopping survey.

July 19, 2012

A survey released by the National Retail Federation and conducted by BIGInsight found that the average parent will spend $688.62 on back-to-school items this year, compared with $603.63 last year. Total spending is expected to reach $30.3 billion.

February 10, 2012

The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index continued on a downward trend in January, and consumer spending will face additional economic headwinds in 2012, according to Deloitte.

June 14, 2011

Rising unemployment claims, coupled with rising food and energy prices, prompted a decline in consumer spending outlook for May, according to Deloitte.

April 25, 2011

NEW YORK — Within the next three months, a gallon of gas is expected to exceed $4.11, which previously marked the highest historical U.S. retail price set in July 2008. Prior to that, the highest that gas prices had ever been was $3.46 in March 1981. 


April 20, 2011

A survey released Tuesday by Deloitte found that consumer purchasing power was negatively impacted during the month of March.

November 16, 2010

Soft housing prices drove down the Deloitte consumer spending index for the month of October,...

July 12, 2010

According to the Grocery Manufacturers Association and PricewaterhouseCoopers' "2010 Financial Performance Report" released Tuesday, consumer...

June 27, 2010

Americans spent a little more in May even as savings touched their highest level in...

June 10, 2010

A new consumer study underscored the role affluent consumers play in driving the economy toward...

June 1, 2010

Consumers are more cautious with their spending this summer season compared with years past, according...

February 9, 2010

ComScore reported Tuesday that retail e-commerce spending during fourth quarter 2009 totaled $39 billion, while...