Consumer spending

  1. CES: Consumer Spending on Electronics Predicted to Decline

    January 06, 2014 2:35 PM EST The amount of money estimated to be spent on consumer electronics will likely decline in 2014, as growth in smartphone and tablet sales slow and as prices continue to drop, according to the Consumer Electronics Association.   Global spending is ex ...

  2. Music Matters Report Shows Promise in Developing Asian Markets

    June 20, 2012 2:33 PM EDT A new survey by Music Matters and Ipsos finds musically active people in several developing Asian markets are using the Internet to access audio and video with greater frequency than people in more developed markets. What those consumers are curre ...

  3. U.K.'s Recorded Music Wallet Share Dropping: Report

    April 19, 2011 2:40 PM EDT Music has commanded a lower amount of U.K. consumers' spending over the last 14 years, according to a report by PRS for Music Chief Economist Will Page. In 1997, both live and recorded music spending represented 0.38% of consumers' total ...

  4. Analysis: UK Live Market Gains Go To Established Acts

    May 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Live and recorded music segments are faring well in the UK, but dig into the numbers and you’ll see that spending growth was not evenly distributed. As reported on Friday at Billboard , PRS for Music, the UK performing rights collection society, a ...

  5. Gen X, Y Pave The Way To Economic Recovery

    March 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST Baby boomers led the U.S. out of a downturn in the last two recessions, but this time around, it will be Gen Xers and millennials paving the way to economic recovery, according to a new report issued by PricewaterhouseCoopers today. The study -- c ...