JAPAN'S core consumer inflation slowed to a new two-year low in August due to lower oil costs and feeble economic growth, data showed on Sept 20, adding to the central bank's growing challenges in...

[BERLIN] Consumers worried about the environment are cutting their spending on meat and bottled drinks and trying to reduce plastic waste, and this trend is set to accelerate as climate concerns...

[WASHINGTON] US consumer sentiment plummeted to a seven- month low in August on growing concerns about the economy even as the labour market shows few signs of weakening from robust levels.

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US retail sales rose by the most in four months and exceeded projections in July on a surge in online purchases, signalling that consumer spending continues to prop up the expansion.

RENEWED momentum in Canada's housing market is buoying consumer optimism.

THESE days, you can't open a newspaper or website without reading about a new digital development. And this seems to be true across all sectors, from key international financial hubs such as...

[NEW YORK] US consumers' inflation expectations deteriorated to their weakest levels since late 2017 in May, while their views on jobs and family finances grew less certain, according to a Federal...

US consumer spending rebounded in March while the Federal Reserve's preferred underlying inflation gauge eased to a one-year low, reinforcing the central bank's patient stance on interest rates...

AS Chinese people celebrate the new Year of the Pig this week, environmental campaigners are urging them to eat less pork and help save the planet.

[SHANGHAI] Chinese e-commerce leader Alibaba said Wednesday that net profit increased 37 per cent in the latest quarter as growth in cloud computing and other business lines helped offset a...