The consumer returns The consumer returns http://www.federatedinvestors.com/static/images/fhi/fed-hermes-logo-amp.png http://www.federatedinvestors.com/daf\images\insights\infographic\shopping-online-small.jpg June 26 2020 June 26 2020

The consumer returns

As the economy recovers, where spending is picking up.
Published June 26 2020
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Infographic published June 26, 2020. Title: The Consumer Returns As the economy reopens, consumers mostly stick to essentials and online shopping. Retailers see mixed reopening recovery in billions of dollars. For auto and parts dealers: May 2019: $111.8 April 2020: $68.9 May 2020: $104.7 For online retailers: May 2019: $66.1 April 2020: $75.5 May 2020: $82.9 For food and beverages: May 2019: $65.8 April 2020: $70.2 May 2020: $75.3 For bars and restaurants: May 2019: $67.7 April 2020: $30.3 May 2020: $41.4 For gas stations: May 2019: $46.2 April 2020: $26.3 May 2020: $31.7 For clothing and accessories: May 2019: $22.9 April 2020: $2.7 May 2020: $8.4 For furniture and home furnishings: May 2019: $10.1 April 2020: $3.9 May 2020: $7.7 For electronics and appliances: May 2019: $7.6 April 2020: $3.2 May 2020: $5.2 With the reopening of retail as of June 2020, not surprisingly, auto parts, food and online shopping showed robust activity versus spending on dining and apparel. Information sources for this graphic included Commerce Dept.