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Consumer spending in 2022 has shifted in what, where and when consumers are making purchases. Much of this has been driven by a consumer desire for more control after three years of uncertainty. But with evolving macroeconomic trends, do we dare call this the “new normal”?

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Infographic: Taking back control: A look at consumer spending in Europe

Global consumer spending has experienced a shift in what, where and when purchases occur in 2022. Europe is mostly following a similar trend, but there are some countries that are bucking expectations.