Australia’s consumer confidence is at its highest since November 2014 as revealed by the latest Morgan Poll. It currently sits 3.6 per cent higher than last week at 114.6. Morgan Poll, consumer confidence,...

McDonald’s newly appointed global chief executive Don Thompson includes ‘fragile consumer confidence’ in Australia as one of the factors that slowed growth in the Asia Pacific region for the company....

The results of Neilsen’s latest Global Online Consumer Confidence Survey (released 27 July 2011) reveal that increases in costs of living are undermining the confidence of Australian consumers. Australian...

The salmonella outbreak in America linked to the now bankrupt Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) has been responsible for 666 illnesses and one of the biggest food recalls in US history. Tragically, it...

Food retailers & restaurateurs will be watching their own cash registers to see evidence of Roy Morgan research which indicated that Australian consumer confidence increased for the fourth week in...

The October 2008 ACCI (Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry) Survey of Investor Confidence shows business trading conditions have continued to deteriorate in the September quarter. Business’...

The Westpac-Melbourne Institute Index of Consumer Sentiment rose by 7% in September from 86.2 in August to 92.2 in September in further welcome news for retailers. The bounce was expected in the wake of...

The Reserve Bank of Australia today reduced the cash rate by a quarter of a percentage point to 7.00 per cent, providing some welcome relief to retailers. Leading retail industry bodies the Australian...

The Westpac-Melbourne Institute Index of Consumer Sentiment increased by 9.1% in August from 79.0 in July to 86.2 in August – the biggest jump in the last five years. The data showed a recovery from...

Business confidence amongst Australian fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) manufacturers has taken a turn for the worse with 45 per cent suggesting business conditions have deteriorated in the past 12 months,...