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  •  - A woman walks past a board promoting a bargain sale at a shopping district in Tokyo

    A woman walks past a board promoting a bargain sale at a shopping district in Tokyo

    Posted: 7/11/2011 4:36:49 AM EST
    A woman walks past a board promoting a bargain sale at a shopping district in Tokyo July 11, 2011. Japanese consumer confidence improved for a second straight month in June, a government survey showed on Monday, boding well for the outlook for household spending and suggesting the economy's recovery from the March earthquake is broadening. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN - Tags: BUSINESS)
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    Posted: 6/10/2011 12:45:49 AM EST
    A woman carries away a box of free vegetables in Madrid Wednesday June 8, 2011. One of Spain's two leading farmers association, COAG, handed out 40 tons of fruit and vegetables to draw attention to their plight and plug the quality of Spanish produce. People lined up for nearly a 100 meters (yards) on either side of dozens of tables covered with a wide and colorful variety of produce, including cherry tomatoes, lettuce, peppers, cucumbers and watermelons.Francisco Gil, head of the COAG chapter in the southeastern Murcia region, blasted the EU for offering euros150 million in aid in to European farmers, saying the bloc first had to help Germany find the source of the bacteria and then stage a massive public relations campaign to restore consumer confidence in European produce. (AP Photo/Paul White)
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    Posted: 6/8/2011 3:30:57 PM EST
    People queue for free fruit and vegetables in Madrid Wednesday June 8, 2011. One of Spain's two leading farmers association, COAG, handed out 40 tons of fruit and vegetables to draw attention to their plight and plug the quality of Spanish produce. People lined up for nearly a 100 meters (yards) on either side of dozens of tables covered with a wide and colorful variety of produce, including cherry tomatoes, lettuce, peppers, cucumbers and watermelons. Francisco Gil, head of the COAG chapter in the southeastern Murcia region, blasted the EU for offering euros150 million in aid in to European farmers, saying the bloc first had to help Germany find the source of the bacteria and then stage a massive public relations campaign to restore consumer confidence in European produce. (AP Photo/Paul White)
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    Posted: 6/8/2011 3:30:57 PM EST
    A woman pours olive oil on some prepared cucumbers in Madrid Wednesday June 8, 2011. One of Spain's two leading farmers association, COAG, handed out 40 tons of fruit and vegetables to draw attention to their plight and plug the quality of Spanish produce. People lined up for nearly a 100 meters (yards) on either side of dozens of tables covered with a wide and colorful variety of produce, including cherry tomatoes, lettuce, peppers, cucumbers and watermelons. Francisco Gil, head of the COAG chapter in the southeastern Murcia region, blasted the EU for offering euros150 million ($219 million) in aid in to European farmers, saying the bloc first had to help Germany find the source of the bacteria and then stage a massive public relations campaign to restore consumer confidence in European produce. (AP Photo/Paul White)
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    Posted: 6/8/2011 3:30:57 PM EST
    A TV reporter eats a water melon in Madrid Wednesday June 8, 2011. One of Spain's two leading farmers association, COAG, handed out 40 tons of fruit and vegetables to draw attention to their plight and plug the quality of Spanish produce. People lined up for nearly a 100 meters (yards) on either side of dozens of tables covered with a wide and colorful variety of produce, including cherry tomatoes, lettuce, peppers, cucumbers and watermelons.Francisco Gil, head of the COAG chapter in the southeastern Murcia region, blasted the EU for offering â?¬150 million in aid in to European farmers, saying the bloc first had to help Germany find the source of the bacteria and then stage a massive public relations campaign to restore consumer confidence in European produce. (AP Photo/Paul White)
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    Posted: 6/8/2011 3:30:57 PM EST
    A man eats fruit as others queue for free fruit and vegetables in Madrid Wednesday June 8, 2011. One of Spain's two leading farmers association, COAG, handed out 40 tons of fruit and vegetables to draw attention to their plight and plug the quality of Spanish produce. People lined up for nearly a 100 meters (yards) on either side of dozens of tables covered with a wide and colorful variety of produce, including cherry tomatoes, lettuce, peppers, cucumbers and watermelons.Francisco Gil, head of the COAG chapter in the southeastern Murcia region, blasted the EU for offering â?¬150 million in aid in to European farmers, saying the bloc first had to help Germany find the source of the bacteria and then stage a massive public relations campaign to restore consumer confidence in European produce. (AP Photo/Paul White)
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    Posted: 6/8/2011 3:30:56 PM EST
    Free fruit and vegetables are handed out to the public in Madrid Wednesday June 8, 2011. One of Spain's two leading farmers association, COAG, handed out 40 tons of fruit and vegetables to draw attention to their plight and plug the quality of Spanish produce. People lined up for nearly a 100 meters (yards) on either side of dozens of tables covered with a wide and colorful variety of produce, including cherry tomatoes, lettuce, peppers, cucumbers and watermelons.Francisco Gil, head of the COAG chapter in the southeastern Murcia region, blasted the EU for offering â?¬150 million in aid in to European farmers, saying the bloc first had to help Germany find the source of the bacteria and then stage a massive public relations campaign to restore consumer confidence in European produce. (AP Photo/Paul White)
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    Posted: 6/8/2011 3:30:56 PM EST
    A man collects free cucumbers in Madrid Wednesday June 8, 2011. One of Spain's two leading farmers association, COAG, handed out 40 tons of fruit and vegetables to draw attention to their plight and plug the quality of Spanish produce. People lined up for nearly a 100 meters (yards) on either side of dozens of tables covered with a wide and colorful variety of produce, including cherry tomatoes, lettuce, peppers, cucumbers and watermelons.Francisco Gil, head of the COAG chapter in the southeastern Murcia region, blasted the EU for offering â?¬150 million in aid in to European farmers, saying the bloc first had to help Germany find the source of the bacteria and then stage a massive public relations campaign to restore consumer confidence in European produce. (AP Photo/Paul White)
  •  - Rona Inc.'s President and CEO Dutton attends the company's annual shareholder's meeting in Boucherville

    Rona Inc.'s President and CEO Dutton attends the company's annual shareholder's meeting in Boucherville

    Posted: 5/10/2011 2:36:46 PM EST
    Rona Inc.'s President and CEO Robert Dutton attends the company's annual shareholder's meeting in Boucherville, Quebec, May 10, 2011. Canada's biggest home improvement chain reported a quarterly loss, hurt by weak consumer confidence and unfavorable weather. REUTERS/Shaun Best (CANADA - Tags: BUSINESS)
  •  - Rona Inc.'s President and CEO Dutton attends the company's annual shareholder's meeting in Boucherville

    Rona Inc.'s President and CEO Dutton attends the company's annual shareholder's meeting in Boucherville

    Posted: 5/10/2011 2:34:29 PM EST
    Rona Inc.'s President and CEO Robert Dutton attends the company's annual shareholder's meeting in Boucherville, Quebec, May 10, 2011. Canada's biggest home improvement chain reported a quarterly loss, hurt by weak consumer confidence and unfavorable weather. REUTERS/Shaun Best (CANADA - Tags: BUSINESS)
  •  - Rona Inc.'s President and CEO Dutton attends the company's annual shareholder's meeting in Boucherville

    Rona Inc.'s President and CEO Dutton attends the company's annual shareholder's meeting in Boucherville

    Posted: 5/10/2011 2:32:03 PM EST
    Rona Inc.'s President and CEO Robert Dutton attends the company's annual shareholder's meeting in Boucherville, Quebec, May 10, 2011. Canada's biggest home improvement chain reported a quarterly loss, hurt by weak consumer confidence and unfavorable weather. REUTERS/Shaun Best (CANADA - Tags: BUSINESS)
  •  - Shoes of Adidas fashion line are pictured in Munich shoe shop

    Shoes of Adidas fashion line are pictured in Munich shoe shop

    Posted: 3/2/2011 6:02:57 AM EST
    File picture shows shoes of the Adidas fashion line in a Munich shoe shop March 3, 2010. German sporting goods maker Adidas said March 2, 2011 rising input costs would prevent margin growth this year, even as it increased its sales goal as consumer confidence and emerging markets grow. Picture taken March 3, 2010. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS)
  •  - Shoes of Adidas fashion line are pictured in Munich shoe shop

    Shoes of Adidas fashion line are pictured in Munich shoe shop

    Posted: 3/2/2011 6:02:28 AM EST
    File picture shows shoes of the Adidas fashion line in a Munich shoe shop March 3, 2010. German sporting goods maker Adidas said March 2, 2011 rising input costs would prevent margin growth this year, even as it increased its sales goal as consumer confidence and emerging markets grow. Picture taken March 3, 2010. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS)
  •  - Interior Ministry officers stand guard near a Mitsubishi ASX at the Moscow Auto Salon 2010 (the Moscow International Motor Show)

    Interior Ministry officers stand guard near a Mitsubishi ASX at the Moscow Auto Salon 2010 (the Moscow International Motor Show)

    Posted: 8/25/2010 11:28:29 AM EST
    Interior Ministry officers stand guard near a Mitsubishi ASX at the Moscow Auto Salon 2010 (the Moscow International Motor Show), August 25, 2010. Russia's car market is emerging fast from the crisis as cheap loans return and consumer confidence grows, leading auto makers said on Wednesday as they delivered upbeat forecast for sales growth this year. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags: TRANSPORT BUSINESS)
  •  - A GTbyCitroen concept car is seen at the Moscow Auto Salon 2010

    A GTbyCitroen concept car is seen at the Moscow Auto Salon 2010

    Posted: 8/25/2010 7:59:19 AM EST
    A GTbyCitroen concept car is seen at the Moscow Auto Salon 2010 (the Moscow International Motor Show), August 25, 2010. Russia's car market is emerging fast from the crisis as cheap loans return and consumer confidence grows, leading auto makers said on Wednesday as they delivered upbeat forecast for sales growth this year. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags: TRANSPORT BUSINESS)
  •  - A shopper walks down a street in London

    A shopper walks down a street in London

    Posted: 12/18/2009 9:26:34 AM EST
    A shopper walks down a street in London December 18, 2009. Consumer confidence fell in December for a second consecutive month, the first time since July 2008 that confidence fell two months in a row, a survey by GfK NOP for the European Commission showed on Friday. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN - Tags: BUSINESS)
  •  - A pedestrian walks past a now closed store in the Allston neighborhood of Boston

    A pedestrian walks past a now closed store in the Allston neighborhood of Boston

    Posted: 3/31/2009 12:55:24 PM EST
    A pedestrian walks past a now closed store in the Allston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts March 31, 2009. U.S. consumer confidence rose slightly in March but remained near record lows as the economy remained weak and job prospects grew increasingly uncertain. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES BUSINESS)
  •  - A woman walks past an empty storefront with a "For Rent" sign in the window in the Allston neighborhood of Boston

    A woman walks past an empty storefront with a "For Rent" sign in the window in the Allston neighborhood of Boston

    Posted: 3/31/2009 12:49:02 PM EST
    A woman walks past an empty storefront with a "For Rent" sign in the window in the Allston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts March 31, 2009. U.S. consumer confidence rose slightly in March but remained near record lows as the economy remained weak and job prospects grew increasingly uncertain. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES BUSINESS)