Posts Tagged ‘inflation’

This weeks inflation figures show that March quarter’s inflation fell to 1.6%, the lowest annual rate since late 2009. Most of our economic commentators are now predicting an interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank as a forgone conclusion. But if brand owners are expecting that a cut in interest rates may do something to awaken Australia’s consumers from hibernation, then they need to have a re-think. We seem to be moving to a low inflation, low interest rate and low growth world – brands will need to therefore adapt.

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