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American’s Optimistic on Spending for Entertainment and Restaurants

Things have definitely turned the corner compared to early 2009 when three-quarters of consumers were planning on reducing spending for entertainment and restaurants Continue reading

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The importance of both value and values

The Great Recession has definitely made the consumer far more value conscious in their purchasing decisions. Today value means far more than the price, it means what you get for the price you pay. Often the less expensive items don’t … Continue reading

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The economic recovery is coming. Also believe in the Tooth Fairy?

The press and media are rampant with articles that, in one form or another, talk about or refer to a recovery from the Great Recession. There will not be a recovery. I’ll say it again. There will not be a … Continue reading

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