Despite personal income levels hitting the skids in the month of March, consumers increased their spending in store and online, but only modestly, according to newly released government data. 166 more words
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Falling oil prices have put a dent in Albertans’ spending habits, says Moneris Solutions Corporation.
The processor of debit and credit payments said consumer spending growth was below average in the first quarter of 2015 after leading the country for several months. 256 more words
Two weeks is a very long time in economics: profit warnings continue to rise despite a growing economy
Alberta retail sales rebound after four straight monthly declines, perhaps thanks to Target liquidation deals
Retail sales in Alberta rebounded in February after four straight months of declines, according to Statistics Canada.
The federal agency reported Friday that sales in the province rose by 1.5 per cent from the previous month to $6.4 billion. 515 more words
There are more Tweets sent from the city of Jakarta than from any other city on the planet. This speaks volumes about the appetite for social media and the quiet revolution driving economic resurgence in Indonesia. 717 more words
The March 4, 2015 HSBC article, titled “Trends to Watch for Business – HSBC Global Connections,” raises the question if a strong US dollar poses a positive impact on the global economy. 714 more words