July 31, 2012

A survey released Tuesday by Deloitte found that shoppers are prepped to spend on back-to-school items, and plan to use their mobile phones in the process.

July 18, 2012

The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index (Index) posted its fourth consecutive increase in June, rising to 3.22 from a reading of 3.09 the previous month.

June 27, 2012

A study released by Deloitte found that smartphones – which already influence 5.1% of all retail store sales in the United States – are expected to impact 19% of total store sales, amounting to $689 billion, by 2016.

April 12, 2012

A report released by Deloitte found that consumer spending posted an increase in March, reversing a trend of declines.

February 14, 2012

The Deloitte American Pantry Study polled more than 4,000 shoppers and found that, more than ever, consumers are turning to social networks, smartphones, and tablets to meet their shopping needs.

February 9, 2012

The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index continued downward in January and consumer spending will face additional economic headwinds in 2012, according to Deloitte.

January 26, 2012

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

November 16, 2011

Excitement over unexpected in-store deals has diminished as discounted prices become an anticipated part of the consumer products shopping experience, according to the Deloitte/Harrison Group annual American Pantry Survey.

November 10, 2011

Deloitte’s 26th annual holiday survey of consumer spending intentions and trends, released Thursday, found that nearly half (48%) of consumers say they most likely will shop for gifts online this holiday season – a 13% increase from last year.

October 26, 2011

Despite concerns about the economy and rising household expenses, nearly three out of five (59%) of consumers 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

The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index fell in September to its lowest level since May 2009, primarily due to a significant fall in home prices and deterioration in real wages.

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

Falling real wages and rising jobless claims in April contributed to largest single month drop in the Deloitte Consumer Spending Index since November 2007.

April 25, 2011

Chain Store Age will present a Webinar on Tuesday, April 26, at 2 p.m. EST (11 a.m. Pacific) that will include results of its exclusive survey on how retailers are using business intelligence tools.

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 11, 2011

Despite showing no signs of spending less in recent months, a new Deloitte survey found that nearly three-quarters (74%) of Americans believe higher prices could slow their spending in the months ahead.

March 14, 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.

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.

September 19, 2010

A report released Monday by Deloitte’s retail group said that a modest increase in holiday...

July 15, 2010

The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index declined in June for the second consecutive month, once again...

July 11, 2010

American consumers have re-learned how to shop — and in the process reshaped the playing...

May 11, 2010

Consumer spending rose for the second consecutive in April and remains at its highest level...