Tagged: iphone

Random Rants and Rates (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 10/6/2014 12:00 am

You’ve seen the arrows in other columns. An “up” arrow for OK, a “down” arrow for not OK. Since these icons have been used elsewhere, I have long thought they were the province of others. No longer. There really is no good reason why I can’t employ a similar device as an efficient way to comment on, and perhaps rant about, a number of random consumer-related influences. So, here goes.

Apple Adds to Improved Consumer Confidence (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 11/5/2012 12:00 am

Consumer spending is 70 percent of the U.S. economy. We’ve noted that impressive figure in previous columns, but it is worth repeating because it provides a real sense of inclusion for Arkansas consumers. What it should mean to each of us is our individual purchases help make up the overall economic vitality of our state and nation. We are players in the economic equation. Sometimes it just doesn’t feel like it.