Consumer Optimism Driven by Gas Prices

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Consumer Optimism Driven by Gas Prices

shutterstock_127110590Half of Americans say they’re optimistic about the economy, the highest percentage since November, the National Association of Convenience Stores reported in March.

The number is a six-point rise over the previous month’s figures. Extended low gas prices seem to be driving consumer optimism, NACS reports. Twenty-three percent of Americans surveyed said they planned to drive more over the next month; the year before, the number was 16 percent.

More than half of those surveyed – 53 percent – said they expected gas prices to rise. Read more here 

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By |2018-10-10T11:22:44-04:00March 29th, 2016|Industry News, Other|

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