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Household consumption

World news about “Household consumption” published by euronews.

28/04 15:19 CET

Japanese consumer sales rocket in March

Japanese consumer sales rocket in March

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 March rose by 11 percent, the highest monthly rise for 17 years. Consumers are desperate to avoid the consumption tax rise which is…

  • Consumer Spending
    REAL ECONOMY | 14/01 11:18 CET

    Consumer Spending

    In this edition of Real Economy it’s the January sales, so there's no better time to talk about purchasing power, the brands you want to buy…

  • Europeans’ Christmas budgets
    05/12 17:54 CET

    Europeans’ Christmas budgets

    Lower purchasing power this Christmas in Europe is putting a strain on many people's gift budgets, but in France spending levels are around the…

  • UK growth revised down
    28/03 14:33 CET

    UK growth revised down

    Britain's economy shrank more than previously thought at the end of last year. Updated numbers from the UK's Office for National Statistics…

  • Bumper boost to GDP in Germany
    23/08 13:45 CET

    Bumper boost to GDP in Germany

    The German economy expanded strongly between April and June, thanks to broad-based domestic demand and solid exports. A 0.7 percent…

  • Consumer spending
    11/01 18:49 CET

    Consumer spending

    Many Europeans suffering economic hard times have been waiting anxiously for the winter sales, to finally see prices fall to levels they can…

  • Eurozone jobs squeeze worsens
    14/12 14:13 CET

    Eurozone jobs squeeze worsens

    The number of people with jobs in the eurozone continues to fall. Employment was down by 0.2 percent in the third quarter from the second…

  • Eat, shop, give thanks in US
    22/11 17:12 CET

    Eat, shop, give thanks in US

    In an annual custom, the American president pardons the traditional centre-piece of the Thanksgiving holiday, a turkey. Two this year, named…

  • German retail sales jump
    31/10 16:48 CET

    German retail sales jump

    The tills keep ringing in Germany. In September, retail sales there rose at the fastest pace since June last year. They were up by 1.5…

  • Fewer UK shoppers increase BoE stimulus prospects
    09/05 13:52 CET

    Fewer UK shoppers increase BoE stimulus prospects

    Emptier shops mean Britain’s economy is on course for a third quarter of contraction. British retail sales fell at their fastest rate in…

  • Where are all the shoppers in Germany?
    30/04 15:11 CET

    Where are all the shoppers in Germany?

    Germany is enjoying its lowest unemployment since reunification, falling inflation and a pickup in wage growth, so why are March’s retail…

  • Wary French consumers slash spending
    27/04 14:43 CET

    Wary French consumers slash spending

    French consumers cut back sharply on spending in March as unemployment hit its highest level in over 13 years. Consumer spending dropped 2.9…


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