Printz, Carrie
March 2008
Furniture/Today;Spring2008 Relish Supplement, Vol. 32, p12
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the results of the survey conducted by Unity Marketing which cites that the confidence of affluent consumers dropped, so did their spending on luxury goods and services. Since the symbolic market represents about 25 million people or 80% of the core luxury market, retailers and manufacturers are clearly concerned about the pullback in spending. INSET: Many luxury consumers want to be seen as socially responsible.


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