Monthly Eurostat figures showed consumers stocked up on non-food products, such as clothing and electrical goods.
Euro zone consumer confidence rose much more than expected by economists in November, according to the European Commission on Tuesday showed.
A new survey finds British consumers were at their most confident in five years in September, though not in London which mostly voted against Brexit.
The Bank of Japan is changing tack as it tries to get the economy growing again with an increased emphasis on the amount of interest paid to investors who buy government bonds.
German business morale fell in January to its lowest level since February 2015. The Ifo economic institute says its business climate index dipped
Consumer spending in Japan unexpectedly fell in July, threatening the country’s gradual recovery. The development puts more pressure on policymakers
British consumers bought fewer household goods last month pushing the annual rate of spending growth for the quarter in the UK to its lowest in more
German consumer spending has shot up in April an indication that domestic consumption is a real driver in the German economy. Spending doubled
April brought a cold shower to Italian businesses after eight straight months of rises. ISTAT’s manufacturing confidence index registered a
German consumers appear to be girding themselves to spend, spend, spend according to the latest confidence index from GfK. Its indicator, based on
Falling Eurozone prices took a break in April, ending four months of decline, while in the UK inflation tuned negative for the first time since
Britain’s economic growth, at the heart of political campaigning for next weeks poll, has slowed in the manufacturing sector. That’s according to
The morale of German consumers is at its highest since 2001 heading into April according to a new survey. GfK Market Research’s figures beat
Restrictions on food shopping in Venezuela, with shortages reported across the country
Consumer confidence in Greece has worsened markedly while there has been a weakening of expectations in all sectors of the economy except
EU moves to help consumers be sure about the food they buy come under scrutiny in this edition of Utalk. The question is from Ivan in Sofia
Consumer rights relating to the safety and quality of toys is the subject of this Utalk. The question is from Paul in Marseille: “As Christmas
Ireland’s economy is forecast to expand by 4.7 percent this year, according to the country’s finance ministry. That is in contrast to last year’s
German business sentiment fell to its lowest level in nine months in July. Surveys by the Ifo economic think tank for their business climate index
Retails sales in Japan rocketed in March as consumers rushed to spend before Japan’s consumption tax hike comes into force on April 1. Sales in
Retail sales fell in April in Germany, the eurozone’s largest economy. German retail sales were down by 0.4 percent from the previous month
Consumer and business confidence in the eurozone bounced back in May after a sharp drop in April – with Portugal the most upbeat. European
The latest surveys of French consumers showed confidence there has slumped to its lowest level since July 2008 – immediately after the financial
Italian consumer confidence has hit new lows. In surveys households said their confidence in both the current and future economic situations was
British supermarket chain Tesco has withdrawn a number of brands of frozen beefburgers from sale in the UK and Ireland after they were found to
Germany has been hit by a slump in retail sales, a bigger than expected drop in Europe’s largest economy. Preliminary data showed the retail
Is it just the human herd instinct or do American shoppers on what is called Black Friday the day after the annual Thanksgiving holiday in the US get
In an annual custom, the American president pardons the traditional centre-piece of the Thanksgiving holiday, a turkey. Two this year, named Cobbler
Brussels has promised to raise awareness about the European Small Claims Procedure, a regulation that aims to make it easier for people to solve
When I started research into this episode of Right On the term “dynamic packaging” kept cropping up. Dynamic what? I realised very quickly that it