Retailers and wholesalers expect consumers to remain under pressure throughout the second half of 2011
Consumers remain under economic pressure throughout the United States, forcing retailers to pay close attention to price and value, according to industry leaders interviewed by SN. Many expect conditions to remain challenging through the second half of the year, as inflation and high gas prices restrain consumers' ability to spend freely. “The situation will just drag on, and people [will continue to be] extra cautious in what they do with their money, especially as they worry about ...
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