Consumers are spending more than they did in 2012.
According to the ONS
Average weekly household expenditure was £517.30 in 2013. This compares with £501.00 in 2012, after adjusting for inflation.
The third highest category of expenditure after housing and Transport was Recreation and culture, here consumers spent £63.90 per week.
This category includes spending on TVs, computers, newspapers, books, leisure activities and package holidays. (ONS, 2014)
These indicators are a sign of opportunity but what are you doing to make sure that your business gets a share of this increase in spending?