Politics 10 June 2013 "There is a retreat from the local restaurant back to nights on the sofa” Business quote of the day. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML “Any hint of adverse economic developments is likely to provoke a retreat from the local restaurant back to meal deals and nights on the sofa”. Peter Spencer, chief economic advisor to the Ernst & Young ITEM Club, warns that a recovery in consumer spending is set to be fragile, and it will be two years before levels reach pre-recession spending. › How the government's immigration rules are tearing families apart Helen Roxburgh is the online editor of Economia Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles Jeremy Corbyn has found a vulnerable spot on Theresa May and trade Politicians are worried that their pensions are destroying the planet. Is yours? Nap Store: Where did all these new mattress start-ups come from?