Many of us have given up buying those things we liked when the world was hit with a global recession, but according to researchers at Mintel, a sign of economic recovery is that sales of bottled water go up.
But for every report that brings good news, there’s another saying the opposite. And let’s face it, if people like you and me are still cautious about how much we spend, can we really believe things are getting better?
And what about jobs? Just today, there’s news that there could be 10,000 job losses in Europe after GM abandoned it’s sale of Opel. How many of you have suffered salary caps, bonus cuts or job losses? When politicians tell you things are looking up and recovery is in sight, does this ring true with you? Have your spending habits gone back to the way they were?