But Warren was actually working for consumers' interests rather than against them.
Judging by the FTC report, consumers have good reason to be vigilant.
But by and large, the financiers, the financial system, and American consumers all think differently about debt now.
American consumers may not be partying like its 2006, but things have been moving steadily in the right direction.
And last year, for the first time, Chinese consumers surpassed their American counterparts by buying the most cars.
It appears that there is abundance of grain and meat in the country, if it were only equally distributed among the consumers.
Those who constructed the machine and those who operate it must be paid by the consumers.
She does not handle quantities sufficient or cater for consumers enough to gain large knowledge of her business.
Trade-unions, consumers' leagues, and State bureaus have taken the initiative.
Governments ought to dispose of the consumers subject to the influence of their laws, in favor of national labor.
early 15c., "one who squanders or wastes," agent noun from consume. In economic sense, "one who uses up goods or articles" (opposite of producer) from 1745. Consumer goods is attested from 1890. In U.S., consumer price index calculated since 1919, tracking "changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services" [Bureau of Labor Statistics]; abbreviation CPI is attested by 1971.
A heterotrophic organism that feeds on other organisms in a food chain. ◇ Herbivores that feed on green plants and detritivores that feed on decaying matter are called primary consumers. Carnivores that feed on herbivores or detritivores are called secondary consumers, while those that feed on other carnivores are called tertiary consumers. Compare producer.
Someone who purchases a good for personal use.