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Consumers Blame Media for Weak Reporting Prior to Weak Economy

As the global economy appears to be bottoming out – at least in some parts of the world – questions still remain as to why so many people worldwide were blindsided by the severity of the crisis. Part of blame, it seems, may rest with the media. According to a recent 52-nation online...

Channel Shifting in a Tough Economy

CI SUMMARY: What do Spam and Ramen noodle sales have in common? Both are leading indicators that it’s crunch time in the aisles of America’s retailers as consumers tighten belts and budgets in response to investment losses and economic uncertainty. The economic signposts are everywhere—an...