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Marketing & Communications Press Releases

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15 Apr. 2019 »
U.S. & Japanese Business Leaders Convene to Discuss Raising Productivity Growth

The Conference Board and The Japan Productivity Center have joined forces to address slowing productivity, which has been plaguing both economies.

04 Apr. 2019 »
Report Provides First Benchmarks of Standardized Social Outcomes

Most Company-Supported Nonprofit Programs Achieve Targeted Goals

22 Feb. 2019 »
2019 Excellence in Marketing and Communications Awards Now Accepting Entries

Awards honor innovative marketing and communications across corporations, nonprofits, governmental organizations, educational institutions, and media organizations. Submissions close Friday, March 22, 2019.

21 Feb. 2019 »
2019 Excellence in Marketing and Communications Awards Now Accepting Entries

Awards honor innovative marketing and communications across corporations, nonprofits, governmental organizations, educational institutions, and media organizations

29 Jan. 2019 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Decreased in January

Decline Driven by Government Shutdown; Significant Slowdown Unlikely in Coming Months

27 Dec. 2018 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Declined in December

Economy to Continue Expanding, But Growth May Begin Moderating During First Half

27 Nov. 2018 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Declined in November

Index Still Remains at Historically Strong Levels; Consumers Expect Economic Growth to Continue Through Early 2019

08 Nov. 2018 »
Good News for Retailers: Consumers Plan to Spend More This Year on Holiday Gifts

U.S. Households Plan to Spend an Average of $627 this Season

30 Oct. 2018 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Increased Again in October

Index Remains at 18-Year High; Consumers Expect Strong Pace of Growth to Continue into 2019

25 Sep. 2018 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Increased in September

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® increased in September, following a large improvement in August. The Index now stands at 138.4 (1985=100), up from 134.7 in August.

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.3%
  • Brazil 1.3%
  • China 0.6%
  • Euro Area 0.0%
  • France 0.3%
  • Germany 0.2%
  • Global 0.4%
  • India 0.3%
  • Japan 0.4%
  • Korea 1.2%
  • Mexico 0.1%
  • Spain 0.1%
  • U.K. 0.4%
  • U.S. 0.2%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
  • The Conference Board Economic Forecast for the U.S. Economy

    Why Slower Growth Does Not Need to End in a Downturn

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