Teens turn to thrift as jobs vanish a...

Teens turn to thrift as jobs vanish and prices rise

There are 3 comments on the The Morning Call story from Apr 17, 2008, titled Teens turn to thrift as jobs vanish and prices rise. In it, The Morning Call reports that:

The souring job market and rising costs of the usual teenage indulgences -- a slice of pizza, a drive to the mall, the hottest new jeans -- are causing teens to do something they rarely do: be thrifty.

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Barry Vogel

Syracuse, NY

#1 Apr 18, 2008
It gets very scarey for retailers when the most "recession proof" demographic starts thinking frugal. It has the potential to be worse than any recession we have imagined.
Fran

Minneapolis, MN

#2 Apr 21, 2008
I'm going to share this with my 16-year old daughter !!!
death by peanut butter

Springfield, MO

#3 Dec 28, 2011
i would also like to share with your 16 year old daughter!!!

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