April 12, 2012

After projecting that consumers likely would spend the same or more at retail this spring, Deloitte reported Thursday that its Consumer Spending Index climbed in March, marking only the third monthly increase over the past 12 months.

February 10, 2012

Not long after Deloitte released gloomy predictions for consumer spending in 2012, another firm is out with a more sunny forecast.

February 9, 2012

NEW YORK — The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index, released Thursday, continued downward in January and consumer spending will face additional economic headwinds in 2012, according to Deloitte. The Index tracks consumer cash flow as an indicator of future consumer spending.

January 26, 2012

The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index slightly dropped in December despite small improvements in 3-out-of-4 components.

January 23, 2012

Retailers will have to rethink their position in the market, along with strategies they have used thus far, to keep themselves in the game, according to a new Deloitte report, "The Next Evolution: Store 3.0."

November 3, 2011

While consumers remain concerned about the economy, it is not enough to damper their holiday shopping spirit.

October 26, 2011

Despite concerns about the economy and rising household expenses, nearly 3-out-of-5 consumers (59%) will put aside economic worries and spend the same or more this holiday season, according to Deloitte’s 26th annual survey of holiday spending intentions and trends.

October 17, 2011

Deloitte Monday released some disappointing news for retailers who were hoping that consumer spending might get a boost in the months leading up to the holiday season.

September 26, 2011

Retailers should expect small gains in 2011 holiday sales, Deloitte forecast on Monday.

June 14, 2011

A report released Tuesday by Deloitte said that consumer spending continued its decline in May, weighed down by a sharp rise in unemployment claims.

May 16, 2011

The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index, which tracks consumer cash flow as an indicator of future consumer spending, fell to 3.16% from an upwardly revised gain of 3.78% a month ago.

April 19, 2011

A survey released Tuesday by Deloitte found that falling home prices and rising energy costs have negatively impacted consumer purchasing power.

April 18, 2011

Consumers that seek timely and detailed information about product recalls look to multiple resources, according to a new Deloitte survey.

April 11, 2011

Concern about rising energy prices and higher medical costs has many Americans expecting to spend less in the months ahead, a recent Deloitte study revealed.

March 15, 2011

The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index, released Monday, rose in February, driven primarily by the slight improvements in real home prices and initial jobless claims, according to the company.

February 7, 2011

Target director of owned brands Annie Zipfel is among those slated to participate in the fourth annual Network of Executive Women Multicultural Work force conference to be held March 1 to 3. With a theme of “Building Competencies, Growing Business,” the event will focus on the advantages of developing culturally competent organizations. Zipfel is listed on the event’s agenda as a participant on a panel discussing a report to be released by Deloitte on the topic of “The changing Consumer and the Work force Imperative.” Alison Kenney Paul, vice chair and leader of Deloitte’s U.S. retail practice, will present the report. Others on the panel with Zipfel include Nicola Johnson, a principal with Deloitte’s retail practice and Dian Emerson, VP diversity and inclusion at Safeway.

January 11, 2011

A retail industry expert presented research Monday at the National Retail Federation convention in New York City that showed shoppers will continue to spend more this year, spurred by a slowly improving job market and an uptick in income.

November 16, 2010

Soft housing prices drove down the Deloitte consumer spending index for the month of October,...

November 9, 2010

Deloitte's 25th annual holiday survey of consumer spending intentions and trends found that 66% of...

October 28, 2010

NEW YORK - Deloitte reported that six out of 10 (62%) of its holiday survey respondents plan to spend more or the same on the holidays, a 11 percentage point rise from Deloitte's 2009 holiday survey and the highest level since 2006.

October 27, 2010

Deloitte reported that six out of 10 (62%) of its holiday survey respondents plan to...

October 1, 2010

NEW YORK (Oct. 1)- Deloitte released a report last week that reaffirmed the latest shopping trend among consumers: private-label purchases.

September 23, 2010

According to Deloitte's "The Battle for Brands in a World of Private Labels" study, when asked how market share of store brands will change in the United States by 2012, 77% of CPG executives and 90% of retail executives surveyed indicated it will increase or increase significantly.

September 22, 2010

According to Deloitte's "The Battle for Brands in a World of Private Labels" study, when...