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Consumer Dynamics Center Publications


  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    August 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    With lower external demand for Euro Area goods and services, the decline in consumer confidence puts pressure on the outlook.

  2. Consumer Dynamics Center Newsletter

    July 2018 | Newsletter

    “Old and new retail”—a segment that includes a broader range of jobs involving selling goods to consumers than “retail”—has added just 100,000 of the 2,500,000 private sector jobs created during the past 15 months.


  3. China Center Insight Compilation: Dimensioning Chinese Consumption Dynamics

    July 2018 | China Center Publications

    The following collation of recent China Center reports illuminates different aspects of the unfolding consumption story in China and outlines the implications for MNCs.

  4. China Center Presentation Deck: Appraising Income Inequality in China

    July 2018 | China Center Publications

    Income inequality is a serious and growing problem in China, and the impact of wealth and income inequality is clearly observable in China’s consumer market dynamics. 

  5. Consumer Dynamics Center Newsletter

    June 2018 | Newsletter

    The intent to spend on online purchases varies across a wide range of products and services compared to five years ago

  6. 2018 Excellence in New Communications Awards: Winning Case Studies

    June 2018 | Research Report

    This SNCR 2020 article showcases the winners of the 2018 Excellence in New Communications Awards.

  7. China Center Insight Compilation: China's Demographic Shift and Its Impact on MNC Business

    May 2018 | China Center Publications

    Collated in this compilation are extracts of pieces that summarize our thinking on China's momentous demographic transition and its impacts on labor and workforce dynamics and on MNC business in China.

  8. Consumer Dynamics Center Newsletter

    May 2018 | Newsletter

    Think the middle class is the best target market for consumer-facing companies? Think again

  9. Consumer Dynamics Center Newsletter

    April 2018 | Newsletter

    Reaching consumers through income-based approaches is an insufficient and outdated predictor of consumer spending

  10. Consumer Dynamics Center Newsletter

    March 2018 | Newsletter

    Although opportunities for consumer-facing businesses look strong, several factors have the potential to dampen consumer confidence around the globe.