How the Consumer Crunch Is Affecting Retailers

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2023-09-07 00:51:00  • 38 mins

In this podcast, Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Bill Mann and host Dylan Lewis discuss:

  • Troubling signs on consumer savings rates dropping and more people dipping into their 401(k) accounts.
  • How the consumer crunch is affecting retailers like Dollar General, Big Lots, Five Below, and Chewy.
  • Why Lululemon is bucking the trend, and Salesforce is cruising despite tighter budgets in enterprise software.
  • Two stocks worth watching: Take-Two Interactive and Samsara.

Motley Fool contributor Matt Frankel talks about how student loan borrowers can prepare for payments to begin again in October and the new programs in place to help them. You can find the Department of Education's website and resources here. And here's the White House's fact sheet on the SAVE plan.

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