Aug 15, 2014 — Retailers are optimistic about back-to-school sales because the job market has been strengthening and gas prices falling. Still, many retailers count on sales-tax holidays to lure shoppers to malls.
Jul 28, 2014 — The airline industry and its unions support the bill, which would allow them to list ticket prices without taxes and fees. Consumer groups say that will lead to deceptive marketing.
Sep 25, 2012 — Ben Bernanke needs to convince consumers that they can trust the economy again, that now really is the time to jump back into the stock market or buy that bigger house.
Aug 20, 2010 — Companies may not hire for some time because of tepid consumer demand. A weak recovery could continue for much longer than Americans are accustomed to as consumers repay debt and save more.