Tag Archives: Mintel

Do Company Ethics Affect Consumer Behavior?

Do consumers really care about whether companies are ethical when they decide to patronize them? Or are other attributes (such as brand loyalty, price, convenience, assortment, etc.) so important to consumers that they ignore ethical issues when making a purchase … Continue reading

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Consumer Spending Back on Track

More good news for retailers!! As reported by Stagnito Business Information’s New Products Report: “Consumer spending is in line with pre-recession trends and consumer optimism is higher than it’s been in years, according to Mintel’s annual comparative audit report American … Continue reading

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