GfK: German consumer confidence in the country’s economy continues to shrink

Stefano Bonesso (“Ipon” / SIPA / “Scanpix”) nuotr. German consumer confidence in the state of the country’s economy is still shrinking at a record pace amid soaring inflation and an energy crisis, a survey showed on Wednesday. Research firm GfK’s economic outlook index fell to minus 42.5 in October, hitting record lows for the fourth … Read more

Survey: US consumer confidence in the country’s economy jumped again in September

Spencerio Platto („Getty Images“ / AFP / „Scanpix“) nuotr. U.S. consumers felt much better about the present and future of the American economy in September thanks to rising wages and falling gas prices, a closely watched survey showed on Tuesday. Consumer confidence jumped nearly five points to 108, beating economists’ forecasts, according to research organization … Read more

Survey: US consumer confidence in the country’s economy jumped again in September | Business

Consumer confidence jumped nearly five points to 108, beating economists’ forecasts, according to research organization the Conference Board. This was the second consecutive monthly gain and the highest result since April. The U.S. Federal Reserve last week raised interest rates by 75 basis points for the third straight time in a bid to cool the … Read more

Risk of poisoning: Recalls for chips are increasing massively – organic brands are also affected

Caution, danger of poisoning With chips, the recalls are increasing massively 09/23/2022, 3:50 p.m. (updated) Instead of reaching into the potato chip bag, many also enjoy corn or tortilla chips. But quite a few of the products contain plant toxins. More than 20 varieties have already been recalled. For about two months they have been … Read more

Consumer waited 68 years to play with a real doll

In the study “Global Consumer Trends: The Economic Crossroads” it reveals what affects the consumer’s purchase decision. Inside of the June 2022 Global Consumer Insights Pulse Survey it was revealed what factors determine consumer behavior. In the investigation of “Consumer Insights Report 2022” It explains what effects inflation has had on digital shopping habits. After … Read more

VERT has changed the rules for dealing with consumer complaints

The State Energy Regulatory Council (VERT) has adopted a decision to change the rules for examining consumer complaints at the State Energy Regulatory Council, which will more clearly regulate consumer complaints regarding the technical safety, operation, energy quality requirements of energy objects, devices and accounting instruments, as well as connection to energy objects or devices, … Read more

From October, you can get vaccinated against the flu and COVID-19 at the same time

Quebec is advancing its annual flu vaccination campaign by a month in order to combine it with that against COVID-19. From October 1, you can receive both injections at the same time. Quebec health authorities have been stepping up their COVID-19 vaccination efforts for the past few weeks in anticipation of the fall. They estimate … Read more

European marketing researchers will gather in Kaunas: from the latest consumer behavior to research on the use of artificial intelligence

The first European Marketing Academy (EMAC) regional conference “Reshaping Consumer Centered Marketing” will be held in Kaunas on September 21-23, in which marketing scientists, researchers and business professionals from all over Europe will participate. The global economy has never experienced such severe disruptions in such a short period of time as it is now. The … Read more

Rising energy costs: What economists think about new taxes and consumer price caps

The University of Chicago Booth invited leading European and American economists to debates at the IGM Forum to express their views on whether a windfall tax could be effectively implemented with revenues used to provide relief to poorer households, and what impact it would have on incentives for companies and consumers. The experts were asked … Read more