The Cup might be pulsating as a spectacle, but spending patterns remain indicative of tough times.
We’re not buying more flowers or CDs for our loved ones but we are getting round to visiting the dentist and optometrist.
Are higher food prices driving us to the gym?
Batten down the hatches.
Takeaways are up—tyres are down
At least for some
Turbulent times keep us—and our wallets—safely indoors
And it’s a mixed bag at grassroots level.
Recent spending is a picture of restraint
Small steps forward—for some