Consumer interest

Consumer interest

Interest paid on consumer loans; e.g., interest on credit cards and retail purchases.

Consumer Interest

The interest one owes on a loan used to buy a consumer good. For example, if one uses a credit card to buy groceries, the interest one pays on this loan, if any, is called consumer interest.
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The digital photo frame market has finally emerged from the doldrums of 2001-2003, when low consumer interest and high hardware costs dampened demand," said Harry Wang, research analyst at Parks Associates.
A new type of hybrid scrapbooking retailer has emerged, in response to the increased consumer interest in digital memory keeping.
com/reports/c39266) has announced the addition of Consumer Interest in Value-Added Managed Home Network Services - Volume II to their offering.
While consumer interest in air freshening products has remained consistently strong, a lack of innovation coupled with competition from products in other markets (like fabric refreshers and scented cleaning products) has depressed growth.
com ) surveying consumers in the US, Western Europe and China, has found some changes in consumer interest for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) which could highlight potential market shifts in the near future.
Urban consumer interest data is an asset to direct marketers looking to target individuals with a demonstrated history of purchasing products or attending events for a related subject matter.
From its birth, The Journal of Consumer Affairs has provided a forum for government officials, consumer activists, and academics to discuss the definition of the consumer interest and how best to pursue it.
For several years, consumer electronics and PC manufacturers have been courting consumer interest in this initiative which, to date, has shown no clear winner.
com says the performance Sunday put McCartney on the ``Movers & Shakers'' list because of increased consumer interest.
Lately, life insurers report seeing more of a balance between some variable products and some fixed products, with consumer interest especially favoring variable life, universal-life and term insurance, said Mike Kalen, head of Hartford Life's individual life-insurance division.
It will have access to a substantial research budget to ensure that the advice it provides to Ofcom is based on an accurate and independent understanding of the consumer interest.
Consumer demand for whiter teeth is fueling a boom in cosmetic dentistry, increasing consumer interest in aesthetic services as well as raising awareness of the importance of oral health in general.

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