January 2019 Monthly Consumer Update: US, UK and China
Coresight Research’s monthly reports keep you up to date on US and UK retail sales, US retail traffic and in-store metrics, selected US retailers’ same-store sales and key global consumer indicators. Click here to view our full collection of Monthly Reports.
Our Monthly Consumer Update rounds up key metrics that reflect consumer demand in the US, the UK and China. We focus on direct, leading indicators of the health of the consumer economy: wage growth, price changes and retail sales growth.
Highlights from our January Consumer Update:
- US consumers benefitted from strengthening wage growth and lower inflation.
- UK retail sales growth proved solid.
- Chinese consumers enjoyed a double boost from a softening of inflation in food prices and deflation in automotive fuel prices.