Disney reorganizes to focus on streaming, direct to consumer

Christel Deskins

Disney is restructuring its media and entertainment divisions, as streaming becomes the most important facet of the company’s media business. On Monday, the company revealed that in order to further accelerate its direct-to-consumer strategy, it would be centralizing its media businesses into a single organization that will be responsible for […]

U.S. consumer borrowing falls on smaller credit-card balances

Christel Deskins

U.S. consumer borrowing unexpectedly fell in August as credit-card balances declined for a sixth consecutive month with the coronavirus pandemic continuing to limit some purchases amid elevated unemployment. Total credit decreased US$7.2 billion from the prior month after an upwardly revised US$14.7 billion July gain, Federal Reserve figures showed Wednesday. […]

Rise in Consumer Use of Credit Cards, Digital Payments, and Mobile Banking Will Linger Post-Pandemic, predicts Packaged Facts

Christel Deskins

Since the pandemic, market research firm Packaged Facts reports important shifts in payment method and payment method safety; spending and banking behavior; and credit use and future payment choices among U.S. consumers ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The COVID-19 pandemic is significantly influencing national purchasing habits, pushing a […]

Global OTC Consumer Health Products Market 2020 Industry Research, Business Growth, Future Investment and Emerging Trend to 2025

Christel Deskins

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Sep 22, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) — The report titled Global OTC Consumer Health Products Market 2020 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 provides a market overview, market definition, regional market opportunity, sales, […]

Will the (auto, boat, home and garden) show go on? I-X Center closure, coronavirus pandemic cause turmoil for consumer events planners

Christel Deskins

CLEVELAND, Ohio — More cars are sold in March in northern Ohio than any other month, according to Lou Vitantonio, president of the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association. © Gus Chan, The Plain Dealer/cleveland.com/TNS Boats on display at the Progressive Cleveland Boat Show in January 2020. Will the event return […]