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The cash is there, but nobody is spending it

28th May, 2011

There has been a lot of talk – post Obama – of the importance of confidence, of getting our heads up and a ‘‘yes we can’’ attitude.

You could say that some of the commentary when the president called in on us was a bit over the top and some of the cynicism in its wake from the usual sources was entirely predictable.

A lot of things play into the consumer...

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