Tag Archives: Economy

Retail Sales Surge. Are You Ready for it?

A few weeks ago, the Conference Board, which surveys how consumers feel about the economy, reported impressive growth in consumer confidence.  Now, those positive feelings are turning into cash where it counts, in cash registers all over the country. According … Continue reading

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We’ve mentioned this before, but it is worth mentioning again:  Gasoline prices are falling.  The experts believe they will fall a bit more as we go into the last part of the year.  This relates to marketing because falling gas … Continue reading

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You can have my Facebook when you pry it out of my cold dead hand

Keep in mind this survey was conducted in Britain, where 3,000 adults were asked simply what they just could not live without. Number one, was sunshine. (sounds like an answer I would have given back in the 70’s, man.) next, … Continue reading

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Some Good News (for a change)

Consumer spending in the US increase .8% in July! Personal Incomes rose .3%. These number released by the Commerce Department today are much better than June’s, and probably better than most cable news pundits thought it would be. Continue reading

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