Weak consumer spending or a slower-than-expected economic recovery could delay home-improvement projects and hurt Home Depot's sales.IT and supply
complex. Beyond these headwinds, consumer spending remains fragile, and as such ..... restaurant traffic and ultimately consumer spending levels could remain lumpy ..... the pressures created by soft consumer spending . As a result, we are maintaining
encounter some further bumps in the road. For instance, Avon faces several near-term challenges because of soft consumer spending , as well as its own internal execution troubles, which are quite entrenched at this point. We forecast sales to
on the health of its retail tenants, which ultimately depends on the health of the U.S. consumer, levels of consumer spending , and consumers' attitudes toward outlet center wares. During times of economic weakness, some tenants may pursue
increased competitive pricing pressures between Lowe's and Home Depot, constraining ROIC expansion.Lackluster consumer spending , rising interest rates, or a slowdown in the growth of housing prices (negative wealth effect) could delay home
the company has been struggling to grow its revenues and volumes due to competitive market conditions and sluggish consumer spending . K has been making efforts to lower its costs; however, restructuring charges will adversely affect the company
CEO reins. Investors are hoping Luis can preside over a renaissance at the company which, thanks to "pinched" consumer spending and competition from the likes of Michael Kors," is "selling for [just] 16 times forward earnings estimates
cautious, by my standards, as consumer spending failed to show much of an improvement ..... After months of sluggishness, consumer spending increased 0.3% while incomes ..... One nagging concern remains: consumer spending isn't even moving as fast
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer credit rose in October at its fastest pace in five months, a positive sign for consumer spending in the fourth quarter.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending rose in October, but still benign inflation pressures offered a cautionary note for the Federal Reserve as it weighs the future of its bond-buying program.