- Switzer Report - https://switzersuperreport.com.au -

Christmas ideas and looking to 2015

Key points

  •  Consumers may respond to recent tragic events by spending more for loved ones.
  • Key macro theme for 2015 remains a stronger US dollar.
  • And remember, you’ll never overtake anyone by driving in the same lane.

Consumer spending still strong

I had quite a few questions about whether I thought the Sydney siege would have ramifications for Australian consumer spending in the crucial Xmas retail sales period.

Well, below is a photo I took at the Apple store in George St at midday on Tuesday, less than 12 hours after the end of the Martin Place incident.