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UK consumer confidence stuck at six-year low in November

11 November, 2019 8:40 am 8:40 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British consumer confidence remained stuck at its joint-lowest level since 2013 in November as uncertainty around the December 12 election and Brexit weighed on households, a survey showed on Friday. Market research firm GfK said its consumer confidence index held at -14 in November, as expected in a Reuters poll of economists. … Read More

Consumer consumer giants spurn riks online subscriber

Consumer giants spurn risks to chase online subscribers

01 January, 2019 8:48 am 8:48 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Major consumer companies including Unilever, Procter & Gamble and Nestle are chasing consumers who want food and household goods delivered automatically, even though this kind of business has not always worked. The companies are pitching new online subscription services, which promise stable revenues, lower delivery costs and valuable data about consumers. The … Read More

China’s July factory inflation slows but consumer prices accelerate

08 August, 2018 8:31 am 8:31 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s factory price inflation cooled in July but not as much as expected, amid a wider slowdown in economic growth as Beijing remains locked in a heated trade dispute with Washington. However, consumer inflation picked up from the previous month, largely due to a rise in non-food prices, official data showed on … Read More