1. 4 Oct 2011 – Retail and Consumer Products Restaurant Spending Likely to Level Out in Time for Holidays After slipping all summer, consumer spending at restaurants may flatten in the coming months, as consumer...
  2. 30 Sep 2011 – Retail and Consumer Products Uncertainty Expected to Continue to Weigh on Luxury Sales Consumer spending at luxury retailers is expected to flatten heading into October, as high-end consumer...
  3. 6 Sep 2011 – Retail and Consumer Products Q&A with Ken Hicks, CEO of Foot Locker, Inc. If you were to ask Ken Hicks what he does for a living, he’d tell you “I sell sneakers.” We...
  4. 31 Aug 2011 – Retail and Consumer Products Luxury Spending Likely to Moderate into Fall Softening same-store sales growth may be in store for luxury retailers, as confidence among the nation’s...
  5. 31 Aug 2011 – Retail and Consumer Products Restaurant Sales Slip May Be Nearing End Consumer spending at restaurants may flatten heading into fall, potentially halting the downward slide that...
  6. 30 Aug 2011 – Retail and Consumer Products Creatively Cutting Product Cost Reluctant consumers and rising input costs are prompting retailers to look for ways to save money by trimming...
  7. 9 Aug 2011 – Retail and Consumer Products Restaurant Spending Expected to Slip Current consumer sentiment, now in its seventh straight month of decline, suggests restaurant sales will...