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Q2 2016 Consumer Confidence Report

Global consumer confidence remained stable in the first quarter and below the optimism baseline score of 100, edging up one index point to 98. The score reflected mixed confidence levels reported in every region.

Q4 2015 Consumer Confidence Report

Global consumer confidence ended 2015 on a subdued note as the index declined two points from the third quarter to 97—the same score as the start of the year. Europe was the only region to show consistent confidence improvements throughout the year across all three indicators (job prospects,...

Q3 2015 Consumer Confidence Report

Global consumer confidence increased three index points in the third quarter to 99, the highest level since 2006, and optimistic sentiment for job prospects, personal finances and spending intentions increased in nearly half of all measured markets.

Q2 2015 Consumer Confidence Report

Global consumer confidence declined one index point in the second quarter to a score of 96. This near-baseline score reflects an overall stable outlook, but uneven performance at the country level increased within regions.

Women Consumers, the Economy and Rising Food Prices

Women have long exercised great influence over household purchasing decisions. But how do women feel about the economy, and are their financial concerns affecting their shopping strategies? According to Nielsen’s fourth-quarter 2013 Consumer Confidence Index, the overall global confidence level...