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IRELAND

Irish Lifestyles: 28% of ROI consumers broke after bills each month

DUBLIN, IRELAND: Despite a high level of confidence and faith in institutions, consumers are still feeling the pressure of the economic downturn and according to latest research from Mintel's flagship report, Irish lifestyles 28% of ROI consumers say that they have no money left after paying bills each month.

By Mintel Oxygen 4 Jul 2011

UNITED STATES

Unemployment, inflation worries hit consumer confidence

NEW YORK, US: Consumer confidence fell in 25 out of 52 countries in Q4 2010 as hope for a global economic recovery evaporated at the end of last year, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which tracks consumer confidence, major concerns and spending intentions among online consumers.

27 Jan 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Sustained business recovery on the cards as companies look to re-start investment

LONDON, UK: The latest Global Business Outlook Survey from KPMG International suggests that businesses are ready to begin investing again as the healthy optimism recorded earlier in the year holds firm. Overall, business optimism remains static but strong, with India and China leading the way; while UK and Spain are still less confident.

3 Aug 2010