consumers

China joins the US and other countries in tapping emergency oil reserves

'We recognize that the rise in oil prices is placing a burden on consumers'

Originally Published: 23 NOV 21 12:34 ET Updated: 24 NOV 21 09:55 ET By Walé Azeez, CNN Business (CNN) -- China confirmed on Wednesday that it would join the United States and other major energy-consuming nations in releasing strategic oil…

Fake reviews boost popular products on Amazon, probe finds

It's a common scenario: A consumer visits Amazon or some other giant e-commerce marketplace looking for a new pair of headphones or a wireless speaker or some other piece of tech. They know what they want, but not exactly what they want, so they take a look at product reviews to help make their decision.

Shoppers are propping up US economy

1. Negative feedback loop: The American shopper — the MVP of the national, if not the global, economy — is suddenly showing signs of fatigue.