Category Archives: Economy Inflation

Inflation-Related Articles Take Backseat To Gift Giving, Data Shows

Inflation-Related Articles Take Backseat To Gift Giving, Data Shows by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, November 25, 2022 People are reading less about inflation and more about gift guides and discounts on publisher sites as the holidays move into full swing, according to data released Friday, which suggests a big spending weekend ahead for U.S. consumers. Taboola, … Continue reading Inflation-Related Articles Take Backseat To Gift Giving, Data Shows

Plant-Based Food Trends: Inflation Bad, Frozen Good

Plant-Based Food Trends: Inflation Bad, Frozen Good by Steve Ellwanger , October 21, 2022   The last thing the hyper-competitive, plant-based foods space needs is rampant food-price inflation. When it comes to plant-based meat alternatives, taste/texture and price have always been among the main hurdles to consumer trial—but price has risen to the forefront in … Continue reading Plant-Based Food Trends: Inflation Bad, Frozen Good

New Inflation Worries Cloud Holiday Forecasts

holiday New Inflation Worries Cloud Holiday Forecasts by Sarah Mahoney , Staff Writer @mahoney_sarah, October 4, 2022 Rising consumer concerns about inflation are already causing retailers to second-guess their holiday marketing strategies. But new research from the NPD Group shows those worries are growing rapidly, with 29% of consumers saying finances and the economy will cause … Continue reading New Inflation Worries Cloud Holiday Forecasts

Rising Inflation May Sideline Cause-Related Marketing

Rising Inflation May Sideline Cause-Related Marketing by Ben Essen , August 26, 2022 The following was previously published in an earlier edition of Marketing Insider. Let’s take it back to 2021, when everyone dreamed vividly about the post-pandemic world and all its potential, forecasting post-COVID realities where masks would become a thing of the past … Continue reading Rising Inflation May Sideline Cause-Related Marketing

0% inflation is nice, but this number from today’s CPI report is even more encouraging

  By Clint Rainey   August 10, 2022   Wednesday finally brought Americans some good news on the inflation front. The Labor Department reported that consumer prices rose 0% for the month of July, perhaps the best indicator yet that inflation may have peaked. That means consumer prices were unchanged for the month of July. … Continue reading 0% inflation is nice, but this number from today’s CPI report is even more encouraging

Here’s why you may not get a raise this year just because of inflation

By Shalene Gupta August 01, 2022 With inflation at a record high of 9.1%, employees are desperate for raises. Technically, this should be doable. Corporate profits are up 8.7% from the start of the year, and they’re projected to grow 10.6%, according to data from Bloomberg. But don’t hold your breath for a raise—that is, … Continue reading Here’s why you may not get a raise this year just because of inflation

Inflation vacation! Here’s why Americans are plowing ahead with summer travel despite rising costs

By Shalene Gupta July 29, 2022   After more than two years of the pandemic, the lure of airports and airplanes, faraway locales, and stuffed suitcases is proving to be irresistible to many Americans.   According to the latest inflation tracker from market research firm Ipsos, which gathers data from 10,000 people across the globe … Continue reading Inflation vacation! Here’s why Americans are plowing ahead with summer travel despite rising costs