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Scarcity reduces consumer concerns over prices, even during pandemic, study finds – ScienceDaily

During the current pandemic, panicked overbuying of products such as toilet paper, cleaning products and similar items has often led to limited options for consumers and empty shelves. What often remains is generic or less expensive branded products. According to...

Consumer prices are falling at an alarming rate in the United States amid the coronavirus crisis

Panic shopping sweeps shelves in Miami 2:01 (CNN Business) - Prices are falling in United States as the blockage of the coronavirus it goes on and people spend less. US consumer prices fell for the second consecutive month in April, the...

UNAIR and IPB organize international electronic seminar to commemorate Consumer Day and Earth Day

The Master of Management program, AN AIRand the Faculty of Human Ecology, IPB University (FEMA IPB) organized the international electronic seminar and the book review on Monday April 20, 2020.The head of the committee, Dr. Gancar Candra Premananto SE.,...

Flight Center waives cancellation fees after consumer watchdog threatens lawsuits | News from Australia

The consumer watchdog was about to launch legal action against Flight Center for charging $ 300 in fees to process Covid-19 refunds before the company agreed to end the practice. Flight Center has irritated many of its customers in charge...

Consumer confidence and exports sink in the US By Reuters

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Consumer confidence drops in April as millions lose their jobs

The current conditions index fell from 166.7 to 76.4, an unprecedented drop of 90 points. The expectations index, based on the outlook for the future, improved slightly, from 86.8 in March to 93.8 in April. The current conditions index numbers...

Banks make it difficult and expensive to find cheap home loan rates, says consumer watchdog | News from Australia

The big four have made it "unnecessarily difficult and more expensive" for Australians to find the cheapest mortgage rates, the consumer watchdog found. An investigation by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) also found that "maintaining profitability was a...

Business and consumer sentiment down in April

A new survey shows that the country is more or less in a state of total foreclosure, job losses are soaring and incomes under pressure, consumer and business confidence fell in April. The Bank of Ireland Economic Pulse reached...

Australian travel agencies must comply with refund policies, says consumer watchdog | Business

The Australian consumer watchdog has warned the travel industry that they must abide by the refund policies that existed at the time of reservations, after numerous complaints were received that operators were creating new conditions...
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