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Consumers still skittish, but some spending up


July 21, 2009
By Progressive Grocer

July 21, 2009 – Consumers in 10 of the world’s top economies continued to be wary
of spending their money in May, according to the latest edition of
the Nielsen Economic Current.

July 21, 2009 – Consumers in 10 of the world’s top economies continued to be wary
of spending their money in May, according to the latest edition of
the Nielsen Economic Current, which provides a snapshot of global
consumer and retail trends across 10 countries that represent
nearly 65 percent of global GDP.

Tracking key performance
indicators, Brazil and the United Kingdom led the pack with solid
improvements in their scores, while the United States and Canada
showed declines.
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