Tag: Consumer Spending

Seafood Sales Riding Wave of ‘Blue Food’ Movement

Seafood sales continue to trend upward at the grocery store as health and environmental benefits sway more consumers towards so-called “blue foods” and restaurant accessibility remains in flux. Overall sales for the category totaled $16.8 …

Report: U.S. Economy Up 6.4% in Q1

The U.S. economy grew at a 6.4% rate in the first three months of the year, The Associated Press reported Thursday. The gains are setting the stage for what economists are forecasting could be the …

‘Revenge Spending’ the Latest Trend Driving Earnings

Walmart recently posted strong quarterly sales growth and boosted its profit outlook, as comparable sales increased 6% for U.S. stores, excluding fuel, according to Bloomberg (May 18). The retailer attributed the strong performance to a …