The New York Times had a good piece about how the recession is impacting how the big chains do business. Nowadays, retailers aren't stocking as many sizes and are more selective with their inventory. Neiman Marcus will offer more affordable clothing and Sears will have self-service computers in stores.
Big chain stores change how they do business
I have definitely noticed a "slimmer selection" when I'm in the stores. I have even noticed that the Internet, which is normally my savior, isn't as vast either with the selections. I guess it's a good thing. Less temptation! heheh!
How have your shopping habits changed since the recession? Is shopping-as-sport over?
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