Idle Hands Prove
Consumers who learned to be self-sufficient during the U.S.
economy’s downfall provide inspiration for the housewares
industry and the DR measures used to market new,
When the U.S. economy began its sharp decline a few years ago, consum- ers did what they could to cut back — and that, more often than not, meant jet-setting nights out on the town were exchanged for social gatherings contained within the four walls of people’s own homes. As
the economy has begun what many are touting as a gradual recovery, consumers are
proving they aren’t quite ready to part with their homebody, financially savvy ways.