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Consumer spending at lowest rate in nearly four years

Rising living costs and subdued wage growth blamed as study also finds consumer confidence is at its weakest since 2013

10 July 2017

UK economic growth hit by consumer spending squeeze

However the prospect of a more business-friendly Brexit following election result will boost economy in 2018, EY says

3 days ago

Boost to consumer spending in 2013

A fall in inflation next year will help boost real household disposable incomes

30 July 2012
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UK households tighten purse strings

New slowdown would challenge view of investing landscape

12 July 2017

Consumers in upbeat mood

Consumer confidence is riding at a three-year high, Deloitte research reveals

20 October 2014

Rising costs hit UK consumer confidence in Q1

Pressure on prices and growth in costs have led to a decline in consumer optimism and an increase in profit warnings

25 April 2017

Two years for High Street recovery

It will take two years before consumer spending returns to pre-recession levels

10 June 2013

Firms’ profits and spending falls

Pessimism grows among professional services firms as costs rise and sales slow

28 November 2016
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How we shop now and why this matters

The changing habits of the consumer

1 June 2017

UK tax burden set to rise to highest level in 30 years

UK faces 15 years of austerity if government pursues aim of elimination of budget deficit by the next parliament

7 February 2017

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