The Consumer Confidence Index® which had increased in July, improved further in August. The Index now stands at 122.9 (1985=100), up from 120.0 in July. “Consumer confidence increased in August following a moderate improvement in July,” said Lynn Franco, Director of Economic Indicators at The Conference Board.
The Consumer Confidence Index® which had decreased in May, increased moderately in June. The Index now stands at 118.9 (1985=100), up from 117.6 in May.
With Avalon hitting the 20-year mark, we’re reflecting on the tried-and-true fundraising and business best practices that have contributed to our success, some intuitive, some learned the hard way.
As you may have heard, Avalon is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year! We consider ourselves an open book when it comes to our company culture in the direct marketing industry. But as we kick off our anniversary festivities, we wanted to share 20 Things You Don’t Know About Avalon so you can get to know us even better.
The Consumer Confidence Index® which had decreased in April, declined slightly in May. The Index now stands at 117.9 (1985=100), down from 119.4 in April. “Consumer confidence decreased slightly in May, following a moderate decline in April,” said Lynn Franco, Director of Economic Indicators at The Conference Board.
“However, consumers’ assessment of present-day conditions held steady, suggesting little change in overall economic conditions. Looking ahead, consumers were somewhat less upbeat than in April, but overall remain optimistic that the economy will continue expanding into the summer months.”
To read the full report, visit The Conference Board’s website.