TITLE

FLUFFY HEAVEN

AUTHOR(S)
Gutmann, Stephanie
PUB. DATE
April 1996
SOURCE
New Republic;4/29/96, Vol. 214 Issue 18, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the reason behind the enthusiasm of the aging baby boomer generation in the U.S. in luxury they could afford in 1996. Impact of the stagnating incomes received by baby boomers on their attitude toward life; Expenditures on expensive beds and baths; Emergence of fashion companies that cater to the interests of baby boomers.
ACCESSION #
9604177958

 

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