News

Consumer Spending Rose In Virginia In 2012

Consumer Spending Rose In Virginia In 2012

Photo: WINA

Consumer spending in Virginia is higher than it was before the Great Recession. On the other side of the coin, it lags behind the nation in spending growth.
New figures released by the federal government show that Virginia’s per capita consumer spending in 2012 grew 2.9% over the previous year. The national figure was 3.3%.

Latest Stories

in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

beatles

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

in Music

This week’s top alternative tracks

u2

LISTEN: This week's top alt tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

in Entertainment

TLC cancels ‘Honey Boo Boo’

honeybooboo

The hit reality TV show is off the air after allegations family matriarch Mama June is dating a convicted sex offender.