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US Consumer Tracker: Shopper Behaviors and Expectations as We Head Toward Easter (Full Report)

Our latest survey report provides a detailed update on US consumers’ behaviors, concerns and expectations, with a focus on the implications for retail. This week, we present findings on consumers’ spending expectations for Easter 2021. We discuss what activities respondents have done in the past two weeks and consumer avoidance of public places. We also cover what product categories respondents had purchased in-store and online in the past two weeks and what consumers are buying more of and less of than pre-pandemic. Our consumer survey was undertaken on March 22.

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US Consumer Tracker: More Consumers Return to Stores for Apparel Purchases (Full Report)

Our latest survey report provides a detailed update on US consumers’ behaviors, concerns and expectations, with a focus on the implications for retail. This week, we present findings on what categories consumers have purchased and which retailers they have purchased food and nonfood products from. We also discuss consumer avoidance of public places and what consumers are buying more of and less of than pre-pandemic. Our consumer survey was undertaken on March 15.

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US Consumer Tracker: Consumers Get Back to Socializing (Full Report)

Our latest survey report provides a detailed update on US consumers’ behaviors, concerns and expectations, with a focus on the implications for retail. This week, we present findings on what activities consumers have done, including key trends from the past three months and breakdowns by income group. We also discuss consumer avoidance of public places and what consumers are buying more of and less of than pre-pandemic. Our consumer survey was undertaken on March 8.

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February 2021 Leading Indicators of US Retail Sales: Without Additional Stimulus, Early Spring Sales Look Set To Weaken

In our monthly Leading Indicators of US Retail Sales series, we examine several key macroeconomic indicators of US retail sales and analyze how they may impact the industry in the months to come. We analyze the latest available data, as of the end of February 2021, covering the job market, income and savings, and housing.

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US Retail amid Economic Recovery: Learnings from the Global Financial Crisis

In this report, we examine the impending economic and retail recovery from the coronavirus crisis in the US through the lens of recovery from the 2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC). We discuss how lessons from the 2008 financial crisis are useful for understanding the shape and speed of the expected retail recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, as well as exploring the differences in the nature and cause of the two crises.

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US Consumer Tracker: Where Are High-Income Consumers Cutting Spending? (Full Report)

Our latest survey report provides a detailed update on US consumers’ behaviors, concerns and expectations, with a focus on the implications for retail. This week, we explore consumer spending on different categories by income level. We present findings on what activities consumers have done in the past two weeks and what product categories they had purchased in-store and online in the past two weeks. Our consumer survey was undertaken on February 15.

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