14 Total Quotes

Ellen Tolley Quotes

College students have money to spend, and stores are going all out. They have wandered into a gold mine,
Ellen Tolley
#College

It's important to remember that some people are working today and could decide to shop later or on the weekend,
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#People

Malls were packed on Christmas Eve. It will go down as one of the biggest days before Christmas on record. Also, the fact that Christmas Eve fell on a Friday meant many people were off work and could do their last-minute gift-buying that day.
Ellen Tolley
#Christmas

These discounts are too good to pass up. But we think that these are planned sales and not at the expense of retailers' profits.
Ellen Tolley
#Sales

There were a lot of people out in the stores this past weekend, and from the looks of things, it seems like a lot of people have a lot of shopping left to do. It's going to be a busy next two weeks,
Ellen Tolley
#Past

In the grand scheme of things, we might see growth of 5.6 percent instead of 5.7 percent.
Ellen Tolley
#Growth

The one thing that October showed us is that consumers aren't afraid to spend, even in a slow economy.
Ellen Tolley
#Economy

The number-one aspect of the shopping season this year will be sales and promotions. If retailers can deliver good sales and promotions, consumers will buy.
Ellen Tolley
#Sales

The consumer reaction to higher gas prices has been somewhat puzzling. There is no doubt that high gas prices cut into consumer income, but ... consumers are still spending and retail sales are growing more than expected,
Ellen Tolley
#Doubt

This age group has high disposable income and not many bills. Young adults are growing Halloween into a major holiday.
Ellen Tolley
#Age And Aging

Not many retailers currently give customers the option to claim rebates online. People like it when the rebate process is easy and hassle-free. This sounds like a good idea,
Ellen Tolley
#People

Retailers aren't the first group of people you think of regarding this event, but there has been such widespread support for Super Bowl this year that many people are heading to stores to buy not just food and drinks but the big ticket items like TVs and recliners, ... Last year, consumers were worried about the war [with Iraq] so they held scaled-down parties.
Ellen Tolley
#People

Certainly the president's tax credit and child tax credit checks helped to boost some consumers' disposable income, ... Also, many consumers are refinancing their homes ... which leads to a greater amount of disposable income, and the rising stock market is good news for investment-oriented consumers.
Ellen Tolley
#Income

Certainly the president's tax credit and child tax credit checks helped to boost some consumers' disposable income. Also, many consumers are refinancing their homes ... which leads to a greater amount of disposable income, and the rising stock market is good news for investment-oriented consumers.
Ellen Tolley
#Income