March 10, 2015

Rising gas prices are taking a toll on consumer optimism about the economy. According to survey results released by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), consumer optimism fell from 54% to 44%, the largest decrease in optimism since August 2014,

November 12, 2014

Declining gas prices may increase holiday spending this year—especially among men and those ages 18-34, according to a new national survey on consumer optimism conducted by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS).

April 13, 2011

Retail sales increased 0.4% last month, the Commerce Department said Wednesday, buoyed by rising gasoline revenue.

April 12, 2011

A report released Tuesday by First Data Corp. found that, despite tough comps and a late Easter, March 2011 same-store consumer spending by credit, signature debit, PIN debit, EBT cards and checks at U.S. merchant locations showed a steady uptick.

October 14, 2010

A Friday report from the Labor Department showed that the cost of living in the...

June 1, 2010

Ireland-based fuel and convenience retailer Topaz has selected a suite of products from KSS to...

May 25, 2010

Nearly three out of five American consumers (57.7%) say they will be forced to cut...

December 21, 2008

As gas prices continue to drop, shoppers are choosing to spend these savings on groceries,...

August 31, 2008

To paraphrase a saying mostly applied to the weather, everyone’s always talking about the...

August 19, 2008

It is no secret that many U.S. government stimulus checks were allocated toward daily expenses,...

July 17, 2008

More and more U.S. consumers are taking steps to compensate for rising gas prices, according...

April 13, 2008

U.S. retail sales unexpectedly rose 0.2% in March, pushed up by a jump in gasoline...

September 13, 2007

Washington, D.C., U.S....

September 27, 2005

Newark, N.J., New...

September 27, 2005

Newark, N.J., New...

August 15, 2005

New York City, ...