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Ben Forbes

Amazon Joins Health Wearables Market

As consumers continue to try to adopt a healthier lifestyle, wearables like the Fitbit and the Apple Watch have given more control and insight to

Consumer Confidence Sinks to Six-Year Low

Consumer confidence decreased for the second straight month, hitting its lowest level in the past six years. The Consumer Confidence Survey, conducted by Neilson on

Housing Market Remains Strong as Home Sales Climb

Despite a slowly recovering economy thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, the housing market remains particularly strong. New data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported a

Lowe’s Begins Rollout of Tool Rentals

Home improvement and hardware company Lowe’s announced its new nationwide tool rental program Aug. 18. Home improvement and DIY projects have increased in popularity due

How Consumers Spent their Stimulus

The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) recently released its findings showing how U.S. consumers used their one-time $1200 stimulus payments, including the $500 per

Fisher-Price Brings Work from Home Fun to Toddlers

With families across the country working from home, toy manufacturer Fisher-Price now offers new “Mini-Me” role-play toy sets designed to mimic grown-up activities. Some of the sets

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