Steve Pociask on CNBC: The Good and the Bad News about This Year’s Holiday Shopping Season

To read ACI’s latest news article on CNBC.com, visit http://www.cnbc.com:80/id/34481358 To read our recent retail electronics study, visit: http://www.theamericanconsumer.org/2009/11/10/american-consumer-institute-releases-study-finding-no-difference-in-consumer-electronics-prices-between-wal-mart-and-best-buy-study-calls-for-wal-mart-to-improve-on-shelf-labeling-to-ensure-shoppers/

ACI Survey: Most Consumers Say The Economy Is Worse Today Than Last Year and Expect To Spend Less This Holiday Season

Washington, DC, December 16, 2009 –– In a nationwide survey conducted by the American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research (ACI), 60% of consumers say that the economy is worse than it was a year ago, while 17% believe the economic is about the same and only 22% believe the economy is either better.  The […]

Effects of Economic Slowdown Discussed

Professor Fuhr has been recently quoted in two articles discussing the effects of the economic slowdown on holiday shopping and casino gambling revenues … see: http://www.delcotimes.com/articles/2008/12/19/news/doc494b2d710fa40774716310.txt http://www.delcotimes.com/articles/2008/12/26/news/doc495450bbb6f52542045327.txt Technorati Profile

Citing the Poor Economy, Most American Consumers Expect to Buy Less This Holiday Compared to Last Year

Reston, VA, December 12, 2008 –– In a nationwide survey conducted by the American Consumer Institute, 93.4% of consumers say that the economy is worse than a year ago with only 1.1% saying that the economy is stronger. The results are significantly worse than the Institute’s December 2007 Consumer Pulse Survey, which found that 68.8% […]