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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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.
He was influential nationally as well as internationally as his work furthered the consumer interest, serving in various roles with Consumers Union and Consumer Federation of America as well as designing several consumer surveys in India and Argentina.
For several years, consumer electronics and PC manufacturers have been courting consumer interest in this initiative which, to date, has shown no clear winner.
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.
The proposal calls for a new emphasis on consumer interest, with the proponents arguing that importing countries tend to ignore the consumers' interest when they levy antidumping tariffs to protect domestic industries.
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.
This is due, in large part, to the viability of the network marketing concept, but also to increasing consumer interest in environmentally safe products, which have gradually become a bigger and bigger part of both Amway's and Shaklee's product lines.
As part of its continuing efforts to strengthen the representation of electricity consumers, the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today announced the newly created position of Consumer Interest Liaison.
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.
Recent Shift in Consumer Interest to Small Vehicles is Subsiding as Gas Dips to $3.
Besides a growing consumer interest in going on-line, consumers will get their first taste later this year of a new high-capacity, information-storage medium known as the digital video disk, or DVD.

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