What Do Frugal Shoppers Mean For Economy? 'Tis the season for retail sales. But it's looking like consumers aren't in the mood. Analyst Howard Davidowitz explains what this means for the economy and holiday gifts.
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What Do Frugal Shoppers Mean For Economy?

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What Do Frugal Shoppers Mean For Economy?

What Do Frugal Shoppers Mean For Economy?

What Do Frugal Shoppers Mean For Economy?

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'Tis the season for retail sales. But will shoppers stay home because of the economic collapse? And if they are, what does that mean for the rest of the economy? Madeleine Brand turns to retail analyst Howard Davidowitz for answers.